Hof Name Meaning

German and Dutch: variant spelling of Hoff.

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

Similar surnames: Hoof, Hop, Hom, How, Hoh, Hoff, Hoy, Huft, Haaf, Haff

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Hof Family Origin

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Hof Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hof. A less common occupation for the Hof family was Barber. The most common Hof occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Hof's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Barber


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Hof Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Hof. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hof 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Hof. 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 18,000 military records available for the last name Hof. For the veterans among your Hof ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hof Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Hof life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Hof in 1952 was 50, and 81 in 2004.

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