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Meyerhofer Name Meaning

South German: habitational name for someone who lived or worked at a farm named Meyerhof (from Middle High German meier ‘steward’ ‘bailiff tenant farmer’ + hof ‘manor farm’).

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


Similar surnames: Mayerhofer, Meyerhoff, Tegethoff, Westerhoff, Freihofer, Kelnhofer

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Where is the Meyerhofer family from?

You can see how Meyerhofer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Meyerhofer family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Meyerhofer families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Meyerhofer family living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Meyerhofer's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Meyerhofer families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Meyerhofer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Meyerhofer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Meyerhofer. 36% of Meyerhofer 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
    36%
  • Laborer
    29%
  • Foreman
    22%
  • Farm Laborer
    15%
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What Meyerhofer family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 919 census records available for the last name Meyerhofer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meyerhofer 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 383 immigration records available for the last name Meyerhofer. 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 777 military records available for the last name Meyerhofer. For the veterans among your Meyerhofer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Meyerhofer lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Meyerhofer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Meyerhofer in 1952 was 51, and 55 in 2004.

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