Nyhof Family History

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Nyhof Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Imhof, Hof, Chon, Cho, Zhou, Yon, You, Lyon, Thor, Ho

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Nyhof Family Origin

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Nyhof Family Occupations

What did your Nyhof ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Nyhof occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Nyhof's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Nyhof.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    50%

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

Nyhof Historical Records

What Nyhof family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Nyhof Life Expectancy

What is the average Nyhof lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Nyhof life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Nyhof in 1952 was 54, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nyhof

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nyhof 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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