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Friedhoff Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of the German elements Friede ‘peace’ + hof ‘courtyard’. Alternatively, it may be a topographic name from the German Friedhof ‘graveyard’, ‘cemetery’ (from Middle Low German, Middle High German vrithof ‘enclosed farmstead or courtyard’, later ‘cemetery’).

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


Similar surnames: Friedberg, Niehoff, Neuhoff, Friedland, Grieshop, Wemhoff, Nordhoff

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Friedhoff Family Origin

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Friedhoff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Tailor

    18%
  • Teamster

    18%
  • Boatman

    9%

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In 1880, Farmer, Tailor and Teamster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Friedhoff. A less common occupation for the Friedhoff family was Boatman. The most common Friedhoff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Friedhoff's were Farmers.

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Friedhoff Historical Records

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Friedhoff Life Expectancy

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