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Koff Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from the nineteenth letter in the Hebrew alphabet. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a merchant or trader, from German Kauf ‘purchase’. Americanized spelling of German Kauf, an occupational name for a trader, Old High German koufo. Compare Low German Koop.

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


Similar surnames: Hoff, Kopf, Korf, Boff, Skoff, Off, Eoff, Reff, Loff, Siff

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Koff Family Origin

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Koff Family Occupations

What did your Koff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Koff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Koff's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Works On Shoes were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Koff. A less common occupation for the Koff family was Farm Labor.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • Works On Shoes

    10%
  • Farm Labor

    5%

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

Koff Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Koff Life Expectancy

What is the average Koff lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Koff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Koff in 1959 was 49, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Koff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Koff 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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