Hopfer Family History

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Hopfer Name Meaning

German (Bavaria; also Höpfer) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a grower of hops or dealer in hops, from Middle High German hopfe ‘hops’, German Hopfen + the agent suffix -er.

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

Similar surnames: Hopper, Hofer, Hupfer, Hopler, Kupfer, Hober, Klopfer, Horner, Hosler

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Hopfer Family Origin

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Hopfer Family Occupations

What did your Hopfer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hopfer. 13% of Hopfer men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Hopfer women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hopfer were Foreman and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Dentist
  • Foreman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Secretary

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

Hopfer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hopfer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hopfer 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 414 immigration records available for the last name Hopfer. 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 770 military records available for the last name Hopfer. For the veterans among your Hopfer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hopfer Life Expectancy

What is the average Hopfer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hopfer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Hopfer in 1954 was 30, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hopfer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hopfer 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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