Hoof Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: variant of Hoff. North German: topographic name from a variant of Hoff. Dutch: nickname from hoofd ‘head’. Compare English Head 1. English: variant spelling of Huff.

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

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Hoof Family Origin

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Hoof Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hoof family was Laborer. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoof. The most common Hoof occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Hoof's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Hoof | Data not to scale

Hoof Historical Records

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Hoof Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Hoof life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Hoof in 1956 was 37, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoof

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