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Brinkerhoff Family History

Brinkerhoff Name Meaning
Dutch and German: habitational name from a place so called (there is one in North Rhine-Westphalia), originally named as ‘the farmstead (hof) in low-lying pastureland (see Brink)’.

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

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Name Distribution of Brinkerhoff Families

  • Number of Brinkerhoff families
     34 - 66
     12 - 33
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Brinkerhoff Family Origin

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Brinkerhoff Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Brinkerhoff

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Brinkerhoff Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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