Handorf Family History

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Handorf Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of numerous places in northwestern Germany named Handorf.

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


Similar surnames: Kasdorf, Holdorf, Nondorf, Endorf, Wendorf, Waldorf, Mundorf, Hanford

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Handorf Family Origin

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Handorf Family Occupations

What did your Handorf ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Handorf. 24% of Handorf men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Handorf women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Handorf were Laborer and Lamp Shade Maker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Farm Hand
    5%
  • Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Bookkeeper
    8%
  • Fountain Clerk
    8%
  • Lamp Shade Maker
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Handorf Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Handorf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Handorf 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 307 immigration records available for the last name Handorf. 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 414 military records available for the last name Handorf. For the veterans among your Handorf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Handorf Life Expectancy

What is the average Handorf lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Handorf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Handorf in 1962 was 69, and 75 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Handorf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Handorf 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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