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Kerkhoff Family History

Kerkhoff Name Meaning
Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by a churchyard, Middle Dutch kerchof, or (with the preposition van) a habitational name, from any of various places named with this word.North German form of Kirchhoff, cognate with 1.

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

29,235 Historical Documents with Kerkhoff on Ancestry.com
14,573 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
607 Military Records
852 Immigration Records
2,995 Census and Voter Lists
10,208 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Kerkhoff Families

  • Number of Kerkhoff families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kerkhoff families
     17 - 32
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Kerkhoff last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Kerkhoff Family Origin

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Kerkhoff Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Kerkhoff

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Kerkhoff Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Kerkhoff

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