Shoff Family History

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Shoff Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schoff.

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


Similar surnames: Sheff, Skoff, Shaff, Shuff, Shiff, Shoaf, Sholl, Shoun, Koff, Shonk

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Shoff Family Origin

Where is the Shoff family from?

Shoff Family Occupations

What did your Shoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shoff. A less common occupation for the Shoff family was Carpenter. The most common Shoff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Shoff's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Shoff Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Shoff Life Expectancy

What is the average Shoff lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Shoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Shoff in 1953 was 53, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shoff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shoff 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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