Off Name Meaning

North German: from an old German personal name, Offo, from a Germanic form Autfrid, composed of a cognate of Old High German ot ‘wealth’, ‘possession’ + frid(u) ‘peace’.

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


Similar surnames: Boff, Opp, Koff, Hoff, Reff, Ott, Loff, Eoff, Rolf, Puff

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Off Family Origin

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Off Family Occupations

What did your Off ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Off family was Keeping House. Farmer, Gardener and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Off. The most common Off occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Off's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Gardener

    7%
  • Grocer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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Off Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Off Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Off life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Off in 1962 was 74, and 80 in 2004.

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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