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Niehoff Name Meaning

North German: topographic name from Middle Low German nie ‘new’ + hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’, or a habitational name from a common farm name with the same meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Neuhoff, Imhoff, Hoff, Nordhoff, Eckhoff, Uphoff, Aschoff, Bomhoff

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Niehoff Family Origin

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Niehoff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Bank Clerk

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Brick Mason

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Niehoff family was Brick Mason. The most common Niehoff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Niehoff's were Farmers. Farmer, Bank Clerk and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Niehoff.

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Niehoff Historical Records

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Niehoff Life Expectancy

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