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Pottorff Family History

Pottorff Name Meaning
German: probably an altered form of Puthoff. ExG "not in Ger. tel. dir.

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

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Name Distribution of Pottorff Families

  • Number of Pottorff families
     12 - 21
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Pottorff families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Pottorff last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Pottorff Family Origin

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Pottorff Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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