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Inhoff Family History

Inhoff 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: Imhoff, Hoff, Niehoff, Uphoff, Uthoff, Minkoff, Schoff, Indorf

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Where is the Inhoff family from?

You can see how Inhoff families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Inhoff family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Inhoff families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Inhoff families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 50% of all the recorded Inhoff's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Inhoff families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Inhoff surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Inhoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Inhoff. 22% of Inhoff men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Inhoff women worked as a Housewife. .

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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

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Farmer
    22%
  • Carpenter
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    100%
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What Inhoff family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 825 census records available for the last name Inhoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Inhoff 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 117 immigration records available for the last name Inhoff. 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 218 military records available for the last name Inhoff. For the veterans among your Inhoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Inhoff lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2002, in the United States, Inhoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Inhoff in 1967 was 92, and 67 in 2002.

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