Hofman Family History

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Hofman Name Meaning

Dutch, North German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Hofmann (see Hoffmann).

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

Similar surnames: Hoffman, Hopman, Hofmann, Homan, Kofman, Gofman, Osman, Roffman

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Hofman Family Origin

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Hofman Family Occupations

What did your Hofman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Painter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hofman. The most common Hofman occupation in Canada was Farmer. 83% of Hofman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Painter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hofman ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hofman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Hofman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hofman 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Hofman. 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 Hofman. For the veterans among your Hofman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hofman Life Expectancy

What is the average Hofman lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Hofman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Hofman in 1943 was 65, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hofman 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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