Koffel Family History

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Koffel Name Meaning

South German: topographic name from Kofel ‘rounded hilltop or mountain summit’. Respelling of German Kofahl, an occupational name for a blacksmith, from Sorbian kowal.

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


Similar surnames: Kuffel, Kogel, Koffler, Offen, Coffel, Kopel, Kobel, Koppel, Riffel

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Koffel Family Origin

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Koffel Family Occupations

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  • Wheelright

    19%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Retired Farmer

    13%

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In 1880, Wheelright, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Koffel. The most common Koffel occupation in the USA was Wheelright. 19% of Koffel's were Wheelrights. A less common occupation for the Koffel family was Retired Farmer.

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Koffel Historical Records

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Koffel Life Expectancy

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