Umhoefer Family History

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Umhoefer Name Meaning

German (Umhöfer): probably a habitational name for someone from a place called Ummenhofen on the Jagst river.

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


Similar surnames: Hoefer, Schoeder, Ufer, Moeder, Hoster, Holter, Schopfer, Schoemer

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Umhoefer Family Origin

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Umhoefer Family Occupations

What did your Umhoefer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Umhoefer family was R.R. Employee. Confectioner and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Umhoefer. The most common Umhoefer occupation in the USA was Confectioner. 33% of Umhoefer's were Confectioners.

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  • Confectioner

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • R.R. Employee

    33%

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Umhoefer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Umhoefer Life Expectancy

What is the average Umhoefer lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Umhoefer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Umhoefer in 1959 was 40, and 74 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Umhoefer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Umhoefer 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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