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Potthoff Name Meaning

North German: perhaps a habitational name from a place in Westphalia named as Pothof ‘(plant) nursery’, from Middle Low German pote ‘seedling’, ‘young plant’ + hof ‘farmstead’, ‘courtyard’, or, more likely, a variant of Puthoff.

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


Similar surnames: Puthoff, Nordhoff, Olthoff, Heithoff, Saathoff, Kalthoff, Althoff

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Potthoff Family Origin

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Potthoff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Grocer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Bakery

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Potthoff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Potthoff's were Farmers. Farmer, Grocer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Potthoff. A less common occupation for the Potthoff family was Bakery.

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Potthoff Historical Records

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Potthoff Life Expectancy

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