Brockhoff Family History

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Brockhoff Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of the numerous farmsteads in northwestern Germany so named, from Middle Low German brook ‘bog’, ‘swamp’ + hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’.

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


Similar surnames: Struckhoff, Bohnhoff, Eckhoff, Dieckhoff, Eickhoff, Bomhoff, Aschoff

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Brockhoff Family Origin

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Brockhoff Family Occupations

What did your Brockhoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brockhoff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Brockhoff's were Farmers. Farmer, Boot Maker and Huckster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brockhoff. A less common occupation for the Brockhoff family was Keeps House.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Boot Maker

    7%
  • Huckster

    7%
  • Keeps House

    7%

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

Brockhoff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Brockhoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brockhoff 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 Brockhoff. 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 Brockhoff. For the veterans among your Brockhoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brockhoff Life Expectancy

What is the average Brockhoff lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2003, in the United States, Brockhoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Brockhoff in 1956 was 43, and 64 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brockhoff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brockhoff 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.

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