Hoefling Family History

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Hoefling Name Meaning

nickname from Middle High German hovelinc ‘member of a courtly household’, ‘person having a courtly manner’; or alternatively from the same word applied as a nickname for a bondsman or servant. habitational name from any of various places in Bavaria and Austria named Höfling.

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

Similar surnames: Doelling, Helling, Hoeflich, Holling, Helbling, Moehling, Herling

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Hoefling Family Origin

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Hoefling Family Occupations

What did your Hoefling ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hoefling. 11% of Hoefling men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Hoefling women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hoefling were Farming and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Housework
  • Stenographer

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

Hoefling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hoefling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoefling 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 303 immigration records available for the last name Hoefling. 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 801 military records available for the last name Hoefling. For the veterans among your Hoefling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hoefling Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoefling lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Hoefling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Hoefling in 1957 was 46, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoefling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hoefling 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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