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Nordhoff Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from any of the numerous farms so named, from Middle Low German nord- ‘north’ + hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’ (see Hoff). This is a common farm name in northern Germany, especially Westphalia.

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


Similar surnames: Neuhoff, Niehoff, Bohnhoff, Potthoff, Bomhoff, Olthoff, Mehlhoff

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Nordhoff Family Origin

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Nordhoff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Gun Smith

    8%
  • Keeps House

    8%

In 1880, the most common Nordhoff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Nordhoff's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Gun Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nordhoff. A less common occupation for the Nordhoff family was Keeps House.

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Nordhoff Historical Records

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Nordhoff Life Expectancy

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