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Bornhoft Name Meaning

German (Bornhöft) and Danish (Bornhøft): habitational name from Bornhöved, a place in Holstein.

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


Similar surnames: Bornhorst, Bohnhoff, Bornholdt, Lehnhoff, Berghoff, Nordhoff, Bordon

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Bornhoft Family Origin

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Bornhoft Family Occupations

What did your Bornhoft ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and No Business were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bornhoft. The most common Bornhoft occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Bornhoft's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Bornhoft family was Shoemaker.

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • No Business

    17%
  • Shoemaker

    17%

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Bornhoft Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bornhoft. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bornhoft 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bornhoft. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bornhoft. For the veterans among your Bornhoft ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bornhoft Life Expectancy

What is the average Bornhoft lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Bornhoft life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Bornhoft in 1966 was 83, and 54 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bornhoft

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bornhoft 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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