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Idlof Family History

Idlof Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Idle, Sidlo, Eklof, Idler, Inlow, Ridlon, Imhof, Idol, Wolf, Low

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Where is the Idlof family from?

You can see how Idlof families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Idlof family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Idlof family living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Idlof's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Idlof families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Idlof surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Idlof ancestors do for a living?

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

What Idlof family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 10 census records available for the last name Idlof. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Idlof census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 24 immigration records available for the last name Idlof. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3 military records available for the last name Idlof. For the veterans among your Idlof ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Idlof lifespan?

Between 1974 and 2003, in the United States, Idlof life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Idlof in 1974 was 91, and 83 in 2003.

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