Stoff Name Meaning

North German: metonymic occupational nickname for a miller, from Middle Low German stof ‘dust’. Compare Staub 1. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a cloth merchant, from German Stoff ‘material’, ‘cloth’.

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

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Stoff Family Origin

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Stoff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Druggist

    8%
  • Farm Labor

    8%
  • Keeping Saloon

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Stoff family was Keeping Saloon. The most common Stoff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Stoff's were Farmers. Farmer, Druggist and Farm Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stoff.

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Stoff Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Stoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Stoff in 1963 was 68, and 89 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stoff

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