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Bischoff Family History

Bischoff Name Meaning
German: from Middle High German bischof, Middle Low German bischop ‘bishop’, probably applied as a nickname for someone with a pompous manner or as a metonymic occupational name for someone in the service of a bishop. See also Bishop.

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

219,793 Historical Documents with Bischoff on Ancestry.com
74,886 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
10,740 Military Records
10,656 Immigration Records
26,194 Census and Voter Lists
97,317 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Bischoff Families

  • Number of Bischoff families
     93 - 184
     32 - 92
     1 - 31
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bischoff families
     13 - 24
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Bischoff families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Bischoff Family Origin

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Bischoff Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Bischoff

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Bischoff Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Bischoff Civil War Service Records

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