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Coffman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Kaufmann or of its variants Kaufman Koffmann (see Koffman ) Kofmann and Kofman . Americanized form of Dutch Kofman or of its cognate Koffeman the second form characteristic of the former island of Urk.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Corfman, Cauffman, Roffman, Koffman, Cosman, Hoffman, Coleman

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Where is the Coffman family from?

You can see how Coffman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Coffman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Coffman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 8 Coffman families living in Ontario. This was about 67% of all the recorded Coffman's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Coffman families in 1911.
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What did your Coffman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Coffman. 100% of Coffman men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Coffman. 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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There are 24,000 military records available for the last name Coffman. For the veterans among your Coffman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Coffman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Coffman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Coffman in 1944 was 23, and 75 in 2004.

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