Wolff Name Meaning

German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Wolf.

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


Similar surnames: Wolf, Wulff, Wolfe, Wolffe, Koff, Wulf, Alff, Woll, Soloff, Houff

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Wolff Family Origin

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Wolff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Wolff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Wolff's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wolff family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wolff.

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Wolff Historical Records

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Wolff Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Wolff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Wolff in 1944 was 48, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wolff

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