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Coffer Name Meaning

English: from Old French cof(f)re ‘chest’, ‘box’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a maker of coffers or chests or, by extension, for a treasurer. Probably an Americanized spelling of German Kaufer or Kauffer (see Kaufer).

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


Similar surnames: Offer, Cofer, Confer, Comer, Coffel, Copper, Coomer, Duffer, Colmer

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Coffer Family Origin

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Coffer Family Occupations

What did your Coffer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Coffer occupation in Canada was Servant. 100% of Coffer's were Servants.

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  • Servant

    100%

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Coffer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Coffer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coffer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Coffer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Coffer. For the veterans among your Coffer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coffer Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Coffer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Coffer in 1944 was 23, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coffer 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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