Hoffer Family History

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Hoffer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Hofer.

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


Similar surnames: Hoffner, Hofer, Offer, Hofler, Hopfer, Hoffert, Hoefer, Hoffler

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Hoffer Family Origin

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Hoffer Family Occupations

What did your Hoffer ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Hoffer. 28% of Hoffer men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Hoffer women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hoffer were Mechanic and House Work

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Garage
    5%
  • Labourer
    5%
  • Mechanic
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Domestic
    10%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Farmers Son
    10%
  • House Work
    10%

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

Hoffer Historical Records

What Hoffer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Hoffer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoffer 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Hoffer. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Hoffer. For the veterans among your Hoffer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hoffer Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoffer lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Hoffer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hoffer in 1943 was 32, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoffer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hoffer 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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