Gofman Family History

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Gofman Name Meaning

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

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


Similar surnames: Goffman, Goman, Gelfman, Gosman, Hofman, Kofman, German, Kolman

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Gofman Family Origin

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Gofman Family Occupations

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Gofman Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gofman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gofman. For the veterans among your Gofman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gofman Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Gofman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Gofman in 1964 was 69, and 83 in 2004.

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