Tofte Name Meaning

Scandinavian (mainly Norwegian): variant of Toft.

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


Similar surnames: Tufte, Toft, Taffe, Tarte, Joffe, Mote, Stoute, Porte, Tuft, Notte

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Tofte Family Origin

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Tofte Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    8%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Miner

    8%

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In 1880, Farmer, Dry Goods Merchant and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tofte. The most common Tofte occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Tofte's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tofte family was Miner.

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Tofte Historical Records

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Tofte Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Tofte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Tofte in 1961 was 54, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tofte

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