Westhoff Family History

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Westhoff Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived on a farm situated to the west of a settlement, from Middle High German west ‘west(en)’ + hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’. Dutch: variant of Westhoven.

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


Similar surnames: Wuesthoff, Westerhoff, Eckhoff, Wemhoff, Heithoff, Mehlhoff, Althoff

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Westhoff Family Origin

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Westhoff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Arch Priest (Greek Church)

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Westhoff family was Arch Priest (Greek Church). The most common Westhoff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Westhoff's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westhoff.

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Westhoff Life Expectancy

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