Poff Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Paff (see Pfaff).

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


Similar surnames: Paff, Puff, Roff, Eoff, Koff, Polt, Pote, Colf, Alff, Wolff

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Poff Family Origin

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Poff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Poff family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poff. The most common Poff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Poff's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Poff | Data not to scale

Poff Historical Records

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Poff Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Poff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Poff in 1947 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poff

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