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Roffman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Roffmann: from the personal name Roff + man ‘man’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): elaborated variant of Roffe .

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


Similar surnames: Hoffman, Rothman, Rosman, Rozman, Rochman, Koffman, Rodeman, Rotman

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Where is the Roffman family from?

You can see how Roffman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Roffman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Roffman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Roffman families living in Ontario. This was about 67% of all the recorded Roffman's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Roffman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Roffman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Roffman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Roffman. 23% of Roffman men worked as a Salesman and 25% of Roffman women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Roffman were Farmer and Housewife. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    23%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Farmer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Secretary
    25%
  • Stenographer
    25%
  • Teacher
    17%
  • Housewife
    17%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Roffman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roffman 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 829 immigration records available for the last name Roffman. 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 357 military records available for the last name Roffman. For the veterans among your Roffman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Roffman lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Roffman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Roffman in 1963 was 66, and 87 in 2004.

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