Hoffner Family History

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Hoffner Name Meaning

status name for a steward on an farm or estate (see Hoffmann). German (Höffner): status name for a prosperous small farmer, from an agent noun derivative of Middle Low German huove, a measure of land. Compare German Huber. German: variant spelling of Hofner, habitational name from any of several places called Hof. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Hopfer.

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


Similar surnames: Hoeffner, Huffer, Offner, Hoefler, Horner, Hofer, Hoefer, Hoffer

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Hoffner Family Origin

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Hoffner Family Occupations

What did your Hoffner ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Hoffner. 29% of Hoffner men worked as a Farmer and 67% of Hoffner women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hoffner were Barrister and Student

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Agar Mchar
    5%
  • Assayer
    5%
  • Barrister
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
    67%
  • Lady Farm
    17%
  • Student
    17%

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

Hoffner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Hoffner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoffner 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hoffner. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Hoffner. For the veterans among your Hoffner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hoffner Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoffner lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Hoffner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hoffner in 1946 was 42, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoffner

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