Imhoff Family History

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Imhoff Name Meaning

North German (Westphalia): topographic name for someone who lived or worked ‘at the manor farm’, from Middle Low German hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’, ‘court’.

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

Similar surnames: Uphoff, Hoff, Uthoff, Niehoff, Bomhoff, Wemhoff, Eickhoff, Emshoff

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Imhoff Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Imhoff name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Imhoff. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Imhoff Family Origin

Where is the Imhoff family from?

Imhoff Family Occupations

What did your Imhoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Imhoff. The most common Imhoff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Imhoff's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Imhoff family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Imhoff Historical Records

What Imhoff family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Imhoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Imhoff 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Imhoff. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Imhoff. For the veterans among your Imhoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Imhoff Life Expectancy

What is the average Imhoff lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Imhoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Imhoff in 1943 was 61, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Imhoff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Imhoff 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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