Meyerhoff Family History

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Meyerhoff Name Meaning

German (Westphalia): habitational name for someone who lived at a farm named Meyerhof (see Meyerhofer).

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


Similar surnames: Meyerhofer, Mehlhoff, Mayerhofer, Tegethoff, Westerhoff, Eckhoff

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Meyerhoff Family Origin

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Meyerhoff Family Occupations

What did your Meyerhoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Compositor and Bartender were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meyerhoff. The most common Meyerhoff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Meyerhoff's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Meyerhoff family was Butcher.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Compositor

    7%
  • Bartender

    4%
  • Butcher

    4%

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

Meyerhoff Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Meyerhoff Life Expectancy

What is the average Meyerhoff lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Meyerhoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Meyerhoff in 1945 was 39, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meyerhoff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meyerhoff 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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