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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

35,611 Historical Documents with Pottorff on Ancestry
4,867 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
997 Military Records
77 Immigration Records
3,543 Census and Voter Lists
26,127 Member Trees

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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
    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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Pottorff Civil War Service Records

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