Tofte Family History

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Tofte Name Meaning

Scandinavian (mainly Norwegian): variant of Toft.

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


Similar surnames: Tufte, Toft, Taffe, Tarte, Joffe, Mote, Stoute, Porte, Tuft, Notte

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Tofte Family Origin

Where is the Tofte family from?

Tofte Family Occupations

What did your Tofte ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Dry Goods Merchant and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tofte. A less common occupation for the Tofte family was Miner. The most common Tofte occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Tofte's were Farmers.

View Census data for Tofte | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    58%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    8%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Miner

    8%

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

Tofte Historical Records

What Tofte family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tofte. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tofte census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Tofte

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Tofte. 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 Tofte. For the veterans among your Tofte ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tofte Life Expectancy

What is the average Tofte lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Tofte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Tofte in 1961 was 54, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tofte

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tofte 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.

Famous Tofte Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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