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Steinhoff Name Meaning

North German (standardized from Steenhoff): from Middle Low German sten ‘stone’ + hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’; a topographic name for someone whose farm had stony soil or was distinguished by some conspicuous boulder or rocky outcrop. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Stein ‘stone’ + Hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’, ‘court’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Steinhaus, Butenhoff, Stein, Imhoff, Steinkamp, Heithoff, Westerhoff

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Steinhoff Family Origin

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Steinhoff Family Occupations

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  • Going To School

    24%
  • Farmer

    22%
  • Labourer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Steinhoff family was Carpenter. The most common Steinhoff occupation in Canada was Going To School. 24% of Steinhoff's were Going To Schools. Going To School, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Steinhoff.

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Steinhoff Life Expectancy

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