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Inhofer Family History

Inhofer 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: Hofer, Ringhofer, Schofer, Homer, Noser, Ingber, Hober, Hover, Hoger

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Where is the Inhofer family from?

Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Inhofer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
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What did your Inhofer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Inhofer. 100% of Inhofer men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 157 census records available for the last name Inhofer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Inhofer 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 13 immigration records available for the last name Inhofer. 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 196 military records available for the last name Inhofer. For the veterans among your Inhofer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Inhofer lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2000, in the United States, Inhofer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Inhofer in 1966 was 73, and 75 in 2000.

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