Benhoff Family History

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Benhoff Name Meaning

Variant of North German Benninghoff.

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


Similar surnames: Lenhoff, De Hoff, Emhoff, Benshoff, Bomhoff, Verhoff, Benshoof

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Benhoff Family Origin

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Benhoff Family Occupations

What did your Benhoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Engineer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benhoff. A less common occupation for the Benhoff family was Laborer. The most common Benhoff occupation in the USA was Engineer. 33% of Benhoff's were Engineers.

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  • Engineer

    33%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Benhoff ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Benhoff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Benhoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Benhoff census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Benhoff. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Benhoff. For the veterans among your Benhoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Benhoff Life Expectancy

What is the average Benhoff lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Benhoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Benhoff in 1965 was 73, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Benhoff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Benhoff ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Benhoff Family

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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