Hoefer Family History

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Hoefer Name Meaning

German (also Höfer): variant of Hofer. German: habitational name for someone from any of several places called Hof.

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


Similar surnames: Hofer, Hoefler, Hoeper, Holter, Hoefert, Hoffer, Hoeger, Hopfer

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Hoefer Family Origin

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Hoefer Family Occupations

What did your Hoefer ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hoefer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Baker

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hoefer family was Carpenter. The most common Hoefer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Hoefer's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoefer.

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Hoefer Historical Records

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Hoefer Life Expectancy

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