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Koffman Family History

Koffman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kofman . Compare Coffman Americanized form of German Koffmann a very rare variant of Kaufmann Compare 1 above.

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

Similar surnames: Hoffman, Roffman, Kofman, Dorfman, Goffman, Kolman, Coffman, Kauffman

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Where is the Koffman family from?

You can see how Koffman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Koffman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Koffman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 24 Koffman families living in Manitoba. This was about 38% of all the recorded Koffman's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Koffman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Koffman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Koffman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Koffman. 60% of Koffman men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Cultivator
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Koffman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Koffman 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Koffman. 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 775 military records available for the last name Koffman. For the veterans among your Koffman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Koffman lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Koffman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Koffman in 1956 was 34, and 81 in 2004.

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