Wolff Family History

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Wolff Name Meaning

German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Wolf.

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

Similar surnames: Wolf, Wulff, Wolfe, Wolffe, Koff, Wulf, Alff, Woll, Soloff, Houff

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Wolff Family Origin

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Wolff Family Occupations

What did your Wolff ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Taxi Driver and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Wolff. 11% of Wolff men worked as a Taxi Driver and 58% of Wolff women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wolff were Retired and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Taxi Driver
  • Commercial Traveller
  • Private Means
  • Retired

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Private Means
  • Incapacitated

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

Wolff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 109,000 census records available for the last name Wolff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wolff 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 51,000 immigration records available for the last name Wolff. 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 46,000 military records available for the last name Wolff. For the veterans among your Wolff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wolff Life Expectancy

What is the average Wolff lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Wolff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Wolff in 1944 was 48, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wolff 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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