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Danhof Family History

Danhof Name 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: Dano, Danko, Danton, Danoff, Dando, Danos, Danon, Danson, Dayhoff

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Where is the Danhof family from?

You can see how Danhof families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Danhof family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Danhof families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Danhof family living in Lancashire. This was about 50% of all the recorded Danhof's in United Kingdom. Lancashire and 1 other county had the highest population of Danhof families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Danhof surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Danhof ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Sales Lady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Danhof. 50% of Danhof men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Danhof women worked as a Sales Lady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Danhof were Machinist and Clerk. .

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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
    50%
  • Farmer
    34%
  • Machinist
    17%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Sales Lady
    43%
  • Music Teacher
    29%
  • Clerk
    29%
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Census Records

There are 618 census records available for the last name Danhof. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Danhof 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 153 immigration records available for the last name Danhof. 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 Cards

There are 223 military records available for the last name Danhof. For the veterans among your Danhof ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Danhof lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Danhof life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Danhof in 1965 was 55, and 85 in 2004.

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