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Skoff Family History

Skoff Name Meaning
Americanized or Germanized spelling of Slovenian Škof, nickname from škof ‘bishop’, derived from Old High German biscof. Compare Bischoff.Americanized spelling of Danish Skov.

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

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Name Distribution of Skoff Families

  • Number of Skoff families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    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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Skoff Family Origin

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Skoff Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Skoff

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Skoff Family Occupations

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Military Service by Skoff

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