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Waldorf Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of at least three places so called, named with Old High German wald ‘forest’ + dorf ‘village’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Kasdorf, Walsdorf, Walder, Holdorf, Walford, Wald, Alsdorf, Wendorf

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Waldorf Family Origin

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Waldorf Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Day Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waldorf. The most common Waldorf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Waldorf's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Waldorf family was Day Laborer.

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Waldorf Historical Records

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Waldorf Life Expectancy

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