Eckhoff Family History

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Eckhoff Name Meaning

North German (Westphalia): topographic name for someone who lived on a farm surrounded by oaks or by an oak wood, from Middle Low German eke ‘oak’ + hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’.

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


Similar surnames: Eickhoff, Dieckhoff, Emshoff, Imhoff, Uphoff, Mehlhoff, Eickholt

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Eckhoff Family Origin

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Eckhoff Family Occupations

What did your Eckhoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Eckhoff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Eckhoff's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eckhoff. A less common occupation for the Eckhoff family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Grocer

    3%
  • Laborer

    3%

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

Eckhoff Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Eckhoff Life Expectancy

What is the average Eckhoff lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Eckhoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Eckhoff in 1948 was 36, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eckhoff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eckhoff 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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