Bohnhoff Family History

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Bohnhoff Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of two places near Siegburg (Rhineland) or in Bavaria from any of several other minor localities in the same area. The second element is Middle Low German hof ‘court’, ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’ (see Hoff); the first is probably from bone ‘bean’, a staple item of diet in the Middle Ages; alternatively, it may be from a personal name with the common Germanic element Bon, cognate with Old English Buna. Compare Bonham 2.

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

Similar surnames: Lehnhoff, Bomhoff, Nordhoff, Benshoff, Kohlhoff, Brockhoff, Mehlhoff

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Bohnhoff Family Origin

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Bohnhoff Family Occupations

What did your Bohnhoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bohnhoff occupation in the USA was Laborer. 38% of Bohnhoff's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Bohnhoff family was Milkman. Laborer, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bohnhoff.

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  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Milkman


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Bohnhoff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bohnhoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bohnhoff census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 340 immigration records available for the last name Bohnhoff. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 358 military records available for the last name Bohnhoff. For the veterans among your Bohnhoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bohnhoff Life Expectancy

What is the average Bohnhoff lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bohnhoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bohnhoff in 1963 was 75, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bohnhoff ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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