Uphoff Family History

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Uphoff Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: topographic name for someone who lived on a farm or manor, from Middle Low German up ‘on’ + hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’.

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

Similar surnames: Uthoff, Imhoff, Hoff, Puthoff, Bomhoff, De Hoff, Emshoff, Olthoff

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Uphoff Family Origin

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Uphoff Family Occupations

What did your Uphoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Uphoff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 70% of Uphoff's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Broom Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Uphoff. A less common occupation for the Uphoff family was Candy Manufactor.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Broom Maker

  • Candy Manufactor


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Uphoff ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Uphoff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Uphoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Uphoff census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 749 immigration records available for the last name Uphoff. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 938 military records available for the last name Uphoff. For the veterans among your Uphoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Uphoff Life Expectancy

What is the average Uphoff lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Uphoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Uphoff in 1954 was 57, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Uphoff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Uphoff ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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