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Medoff Name Meaning

Alternative spelling of Bulgarian Medov, a patronymic from Medo, a short form of the personal name Metodij (from Greek Methodios). Shortened form of Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) Medovoj, meaning ‘of honey’ in Russian, hence an occupational name for a mead maker.

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


Similar surnames: Danoff, Madoff, Reiff, Federoff, Sadoff, Beloff, Medved, Mcduff

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Medoff Family Origin

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Medoff Family Occupations

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Medoff Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Medoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Medoff in 1963 was 61, and 82 in 2004.

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