Pottorff Family History

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Pottorff Name Meaning

German: probably an altered form of Puthoff.

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


Similar surnames: Bottorff, Potthoff, Pottorf, Dolloff, Bottorf, Pastor, Puthoff

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Pottorff Family Origin

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Pottorff Family Occupations

What did your Pottorff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pottorff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Pottorff's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pottorff family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pottorff.

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Pottorff Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Pottorff Life Expectancy

What is the average Pottorff lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Pottorff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Pottorff in 1954 was 33, and 58 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pottorff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pottorff 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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