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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Althoff

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Alt. Meaning

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

L is for look, the way you look at life.

T is for tough, for you are not easily broken

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

F is for fickle, you can change your mind!

F is for feeling, your sympathetic way.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Althoff

Kai was born in 1966 in Cologne.


Adolph was born in 1913. He left this life in 1998.


Pamela Althoff is an Illinois Senate Republican Caucus Chair and Illinois SenateRepublican Caucus Chair. Pamela was born on November 22nd, 1953 in McHenry, Illinois, U.S.


Henry was born on August 28th, 1873. He died on July 3rd, 1947.




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Popularity of Althoff as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Althoff U.S.
  White 95.60% 64.26%
  African American 0.39% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.86% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.24% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.30% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.61% 16.26%

Of Last Name Althoff

People with the last name Althoff are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Althoff

  • How Popular is the name Althoff? As a last name Althoff was the 12,218th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Althoff first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Althoff is Monday, December 27th, 1897.
  • How unique is the name Althoff? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Althoff. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Althoff: Your name in reverse order is Ffohtla. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Flatfho. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Althoff? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,548 people with the last name Althoff.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Althoff? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Althoff as their last name since less than 1 person in 116k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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