Wemhoff Family History

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Wemhoff Name Meaning

North German: from a reduced form of Middle High German widemhof, Middle Low German wedemhof ‘farm belonging to a parsonage’, hence a topographic name or a nickname for someone who worked on or rented such a place.

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

Similar surnames: Imhoff, Emshoff, Bomhoff, Neuhoff, De Hoff, Westhoff, Mehlhoff

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Wemhoff Family Origin

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Wemhoff Family Occupations

What did your Wemhoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wemhoff occupation in the USA was Brick Layer. 33% of Wemhoff's were Brick Layers. A less common occupation for the Wemhoff family was Minister. Brick Layer and Keeps House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wemhoff.

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  • Brick Layer

  • Keeps House

  • Minister


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

Wemhoff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 470 census records available for the last name Wemhoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wemhoff 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 63 immigration records available for the last name Wemhoff. 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 89 military records available for the last name Wemhoff. For the veterans among your Wemhoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wemhoff Life Expectancy

What is the average Wemhoff lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Wemhoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Wemhoff in 1962 was 76, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wemhoff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wemhoff 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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