Goffman Family History

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Goffman Name Meaning

Jewish (Eastern Ashkenazic): variant, under Russian influence, of Hoffman. Russian has no h and alters h to g in borrowed words and names.

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


Similar surnames: Gofman, Gelfman, Goman, Hoffman, Roffman, Koffman, Gosman, Gottman

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Goffman Family Origin

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Goffman Family Occupations

What did your Goffman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Master Master Mechanic was the top reported job for people in the CA named Goffman. 50% of Goffman men worked as a Master Master Mechanic

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Master Master Mechanic
    50%
  • Produce Merchant
    25%
  • Salesman
    25%

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

Goffman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Goffman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goffman 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 460 immigration records available for the last name Goffman. 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 120 military records available for the last name Goffman. For the veterans among your Goffman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goffman Life Expectancy

What is the average Goffman lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Goffman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Goffman in 1948 was 60, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goffman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goffman 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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