Stoff Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Stoff Name Meaning

North German: metonymic occupational nickname for a miller, from Middle Low German stof ‘dust’. Compare Staub 1. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a cloth merchant, from German Stoff ‘material’, ‘cloth’.

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

Similar surnames: Koff, Steff, Stock, Staff, Stopp, Stoop, Stief, Stolz, Storm, Stoss

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Stoff Family Origin

Where is the Stoff family from?

Stoff Family Occupations

What did your Stoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Auto Class Operator Factory Sugar and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Stoff. 6% of Stoff men worked as an Auto Class Operator Factory Sugar and 53% of Stoff women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stoff were Incorporated Accountant and Domestic Service

View Census data for Stoff | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Auto Class Operator Factory Sugar
  • Branch Manager Grocery provision
  • Builders Labourer
  • Incorporated Accountant

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Daily Domestic
  • Domestic Servant
  • Domestic Service

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

Stoff Historical Records

What Stoff family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Stoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stoff census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Stoff

Passenger List

There are 795 immigration records available for the last name Stoff. 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.

View all Stoff immigration records

Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Stoff. For the veterans among your Stoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Stoff military records

You've only scratched the surface of Stoff family history.

Stoff Life Expectancy

What is the average Stoff lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Stoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Stoff in 1963 was 68, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stoff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stoff 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.

Famous Stoff Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name