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Karhoff Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German kar ‘bowl’, ‘hollow’, for a farm or house on low-lying ground, or from kar ‘turn’, ‘switchback’, for someone living on a bend or turn in a road.

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


Similar surnames: Kallhoff, Kalthoff, Kirchhoff, Kerkhoff, Imhoff, Eckhoff, Uthoff

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Karhoff Family Origin

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Karhoff Family Occupations

What did your Karhoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Axel Grease Maker and Domestic Svt. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Karhoff. A less common occupation for the Karhoff family was Huckster. The most common Karhoff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Karhoff's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Axel Grease Maker

    8%
  • Domestic Svt.

    8%
  • Huckster

    8%

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

Karhoff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Karhoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Karhoff 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Karhoff. 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 Karhoff. For the veterans among your Karhoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Karhoff Life Expectancy

What is the average Karhoff lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Karhoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Karhoff in 1955 was 48, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Karhoff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Karhoff 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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