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Hoffman Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Hoffmann ‘steward’. Dutch: occupational name for a farm laborer or a gardener, someone who worked at the hof, the manor farm.

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


Similar surnames: Hoffmann, Roffman, Hofman, Koffman, Hopman, Holzman, Goffman, Hofmann

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Hoffman Family Origin

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Hoffman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Servant

    4%
  • Cooper

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Hoffman occupation in Canada was Farmer. 28% of Hoffman's were Farmers. Farmer, Servant and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoffman. A less common occupation for the Hoffman family was Labourer.

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Hoffman Historical Records

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Hoffman Life Expectancy

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Famous Hoffman Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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