Hoof Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Hoff, Hood, Hoog, Hoop, Roof, Hoot, Hof, Hook, Hohn, Horn

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Hoof Family Origin

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Hoof Family Occupations

What did your Hoof ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%

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

Hoof Historical Records

What Hoof family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hoof. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoof census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Hoof

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hoof. 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 Hoof. For the veterans among your Hoof ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hoof Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoof lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoof

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hoof 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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