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Brinkerhoff Name Meaning

Dutch and German: habitational name from a place so called (there is one in North Rhine-Westphalia), originally named as ‘the farmstead (hof) in low-lying pastureland (see Brink)’.

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

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Brinkerhoff Family Origin

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Brinkerhoff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Clerk

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brinkerhoff. The most common Brinkerhoff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Brinkerhoff's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brinkerhoff family was Clerk.

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Brinkerhoff Historical Records

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Brinkerhoff Life Expectancy

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