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

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Tailor

    17%

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In 1880, the most common Goffman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Goffman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Goffman family was Tailor. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Goffman.

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Goffman Historical Records

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Goffman Life Expectancy

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