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Find more Hoffer relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 161 more people named Hoffer in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 3,653 people named Hoffer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Hoffer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,814 people named Hoffer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 1,918 females, Anna was the most common name
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was Robert
  • 325 women had paying jobs
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 93

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Hoffer families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 26% were first-generation Americans
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 944 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Germany