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Hofmann Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Hoffmann . This form of the surname is also found in Denmark.

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

Similar surnames: Hofman, Hoffmann, Homann, Heymann, Hoffman, Heumann, Hohmann, Hoemann

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Where is the Hofmann family from?

You can see how Hofmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hofmann family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Hofmann families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 14 Hofmann families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 56% of all the recorded Hofmann's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Hofmann families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hofmann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hofmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Agent was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Hofmann. 60% of Hofmann men worked as an Agent. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Agent
  • Student
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Census Records

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Hofmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hofmann census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 20,000 immigration records available for the last name Hofmann. 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 Cards

There are 57,000 military records available for the last name Hofmann. For the veterans among your Hofmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hofmann lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hofmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hofmann in 1944 was 33, and 77 in 2004.

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