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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dayhoff

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Alt. Meaning

D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

A is for able, for you surely are.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

H is for honest, something you hold dear.

O is for original, one of a kind!

F is for funny, humor suits you!

F is for fulfill, satisfy your needs.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Dayhoff

Margaret Oakley Dayhoff was a scientist in the field of bioinformatics. Margaret was given the name Margaret Belle Oakley on March 11th, 1925 in Philadelphia. She died on February 5th, 1983.


Harry Dayhoff was a football player. Harry was born on May 25th, 1896 in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. He left this life on February 17th, 1963.


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Popularity of Dayhoff as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dayhoff U.S.
  White 95.13% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.77% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.90% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.03% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.18% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dayhoff

People with the last name Dayhoff are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Dayhoff

  • How Popular is the name Dayhoff? As a last name Dayhoff was the 30,076th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Dayhoff? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Dayhoff was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Dayhoff: Your name in reverse order is Ffohyad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Fdoafhy. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dayhoff? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 780 people with the last name Dayhoff.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dayhoff? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dayhoff as their last name since less than 1 person in 385k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Dayhoff born Oct 18, 1995

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Australia approximately on 1750. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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