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Hoeflich Name Meaning

German (mainly Höflich): nickname from Middle High German hovelich ‘courtly well educated courteous’. North German (mainly Höflich): nickname from Middle Low German hovelik ‘hunchbacked’.

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


Similar surnames: Hoefling, Redlich, Froehlich, Heimlich, Greulich, Freilich, Hoefler

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Where is the Hoeflich family from?

You can see how Hoeflich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hoeflich family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Hoeflich families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Hoeflich families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Hoeflich's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Hoeflich families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hoeflich surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hoeflich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hoeflich. 25% of Hoeflich men worked as a Salesman and 40% of Hoeflich women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hoeflich were Clerk and Stenographer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    25%
  • Meat Cutter
    15%
  • Carpenter
    15%
  • Clerk
    15%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    40%
  • Waitress
    20%
  • Seamstress
    20%
  • Stenographer
    20%
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What Hoeflich family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hoeflich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoeflich census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 418 immigration records available for the last name Hoeflich. 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 Cards

There are 230 military records available for the last name Hoeflich. For the veterans among your Hoeflich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hoeflich lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Hoeflich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Hoeflich in 1957 was 44, and 58 in 2004.

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