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Cofer Family History

Cofer Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of German Kofer, an occupational name from Slavic kovar ‘smith’ (see Kovar).Americanized spelling of German Köfer, a northern variant of Küfer (see Kieffer).

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

131,564 Historical Documents with Cofer on Ancestry.com
19,364 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,787 Military Records
442 Immigration Records
14,738 Census and Voter Lists
93,233 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Cofer Families

  • Number of Cofer families
     57 - 112
     20 - 56
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cofer families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Cofer families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Cofer census records

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Cofer Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Cofer families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Cofer Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Cofer families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Cofer

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Cofer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cofer census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Cofer ancestors, such as occupation.

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Cofer Civil War Service Records

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