Danoff Family History

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Danoff Name Meaning

Bulgarian: alternative spelling of Danov, a patronymic from the personal name Dano. Jewish (American): shortened form of some eastern Ashkenazic surname, most likely from Danowski, a habitational name from the village of Danowo in Poland.

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

Similar surnames: Janoff, Kanoff, Tarnoff, Granoff, Duboff, Sadoff, Dano, Sarnoff

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Danoff Family Origin

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Danoff Family Occupations

What did your Danoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Danoff. 41% of Danoff men worked as a Salesman and 50% of Danoff women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Danoff were Attorney and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Dentist
  • Manager
  • Attorney

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Waitress

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Danoff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 674 census records available for the last name Danoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Danoff 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 270 immigration records available for the last name Danoff. 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 199 military records available for the last name Danoff. For the veterans among your Danoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Danoff Life Expectancy

What is the average Danoff lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Danoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Danoff in 1961 was 37, and 82 in 2004.

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