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Inhofe Family History

Inhofe 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: Inoue, Imhoff, Imhof, Noe, Hone, Hose, Hope, Ingle, Hole, Choe

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Where is the Inhofe family from?

You can see how Inhofe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Inhofe family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Inhofe families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Inhofe family living in Illinois. This was about 50% of all the recorded Inhofe's in USA. Illinois and 1 other state had the highest population of Inhofe families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Inhofe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Inhofe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Driller and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Inhofe. 100% of Inhofe men worked as a Driller and 100% of Inhofe women worked as a New Worker. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Driller
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    100%
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What Inhofe family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 225 census records available for the last name Inhofe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Inhofe 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 26 immigration records available for the last name Inhofe. 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 150 military records available for the last name Inhofe. For the veterans among your Inhofe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Inhofe lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Inhofe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Inhofe in 1967 was 78, and 90 in 2004.

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