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Hoff Family History

Hoff Name Meaning
North German, Dutch, and Danish: topographic name or status name for the owner of a farm, or occupational name for someone who worked on the main farm in a community, from Middle High and Low German hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’, or habitational name from any of the many places named with this word. JXE Compare Hofer.Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads named Hov, from Old Norse hof ‘sacrificial temple’.

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

547,818 Historical Documents with Hoff on Ancestry.com
141,881 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
22,049 Military Records
17,938 Immigration Records
90,125 Census and Voter Lists
275,825 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Hoff Families

  • Number of Hoff families
     157 - 311
     53 - 156
     1 - 52
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hoff families
     34 - 66
     12 - 33
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Hoff families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Hoff Family Origin

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Hoff Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Hoff

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Hoff Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Hoff Civil War Service Records

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