Meyerhofer Family History

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Meyerhofer Name Meaning

South German: habitational name for someone who lived at a farm named Meyerhof (from Middle High German meier ‘steward’, ‘bailiff’, ‘tenant farmer’ + hof ‘manor farm’).

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


Similar surnames: Mayerhofer, Meyerhoff, Tegethoff, Westerhoff, Freihofer, Kelnhofer

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Meyerhofer Family Origin

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Meyerhofer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Gardener

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Saloon Keeper

    25%

In 1880, Farmer, Gardener and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meyerhofer. A less common occupation for the Meyerhofer family was Saloon Keeper. The most common Meyerhofer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Meyerhofer's were Farmers.

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Meyerhofer Historical Records

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Meyerhofer Life Expectancy

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