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Hofstra Name Meaning

Frisian: topographic name for someone who lived by a garden or courtyard, or who worked at the main house on an estate, from an agent noun derived from Hof.

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


Similar surnames: Hornstra, Hamstra, Zylstra, Kamstra, Hofer, Hoekstra, Poelstra

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Hofstra Family Origin

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Hofstra Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Grocer

    50%

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In 1880, the most common Hofstra occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Hofstra's were Farmers. Farmer and Grocer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hofstra.

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Hofstra Historical Records

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Hofstra Life Expectancy

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Famous Hofstra Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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