Kerkhoff Family History

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Kerkhoff Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by a churchyard, Middle Dutch kerchof, or (with the preposition van) a habitational name, from any of various places named with this word. North German form of Kirchhoff, cognate with 1.

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

Similar surnames: Eckhoff, Verhoff, Karhoff, Berghoff, Dieckhoff, Benshoff, Wemhoff

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Kerkhoff Family Origin

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Kerkhoff Family Occupations

What did your Kerkhoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Brass Worker, Jeweller and Labourer Iron Works were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kerkhoff. The most common Kerkhoff occupation in the UK was Brass Worker. 25% of Kerkhoff's were Brass Workers. A less common occupation for the Kerkhoff family was Sugar Boiler.

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  • Brass Worker

  • Jeweller

  • Labourer Iron Works

  • Sugar Boiler


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kerkhoff ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kerkhoff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kerkhoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kerkhoff 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 924 immigration records available for the last name Kerkhoff. 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 667 military records available for the last name Kerkhoff. For the veterans among your Kerkhoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kerkhoff Life Expectancy

What is the average Kerkhoff lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kerkhoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Kerkhoff in 1954 was 50, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kerkhoff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kerkhoff 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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