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

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • Works On Shoes

    10%
  • Farm Labor

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Koff family was Farm Labor. 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.

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Koff Historical Records

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Koff Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Koff

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