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Benninghoff Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a north German farmstead, so named after the original owner or tenant (see Benning) + Middle Low German hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’.

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


Similar surnames: Benshoff, Heithoff, Niehoff, Lehnhoff, Eickhoff, Langhoff, Bohnhoff

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Benninghoff Family Origin

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Benninghoff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Coal Dealer

    13%
  • Barber

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Benninghoff family was Keeping House. Farmer, Coal Dealer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Benninghoff. The most common Benninghoff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Benninghoff's were Farmers.

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Benninghoff Life Expectancy

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