Puthoff Family History

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Puthoff Name Meaning

German (Püthoff): a habitational name from a farm in Westphalia, so named from Middle Low German putte ‘puddle’, ‘pit’, ‘cistern’, ‘well’ (from Latin puteus ‘well’) + hof(f) ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’. Variant of Potthoff.

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

Similar surnames: Uthoff, Althoff, Potthoff, Uphoff, Neuhoff, Hoff, Aschoff, Plumhoff

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Puthoff Family Origin

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Puthoff Family Occupations

What did your Puthoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Puthoff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Puthoff's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Boot And Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Puthoff. A less common occupation for the Puthoff family was Boot And Shoemaker.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Boot And Shoe Maker

  • Boot And Shoemaker


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Puthoff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Puthoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Puthoff 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 121 immigration records available for the last name Puthoff. 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 343 military records available for the last name Puthoff. For the veterans among your Puthoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Puthoff Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Puthoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Puthoff in 1962 was 80, and 16 in 2004.

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