Fornoff Family History

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Fornoff Name Meaning

Variant of the German topographic name Vornhof ‘in front of the farm’.

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


Similar surnames: Bomhoff, Harloff, Nordhoff, Fornes, Orndoff, Bornhoft, Ortloff

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Fornoff Family Origin

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Fornoff Family Occupations

What did your Fornoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fornoff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Fornoff's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fornoff family was Barber Shop. Farmer, Barber and Works In Woolen Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fornoff.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Barber

    16%
  • Works In Woolen Mill

    11%
  • Barber Shop

    5%

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

Fornoff Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fornoff Life Expectancy

What is the average Fornoff lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Fornoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Fornoff in 1962 was 77, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fornoff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fornoff 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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