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Hoefer Family History

Hoefer Name Meaning
German (also Höfer): variant of Hofer. JXE.German: habitational name for someone from any of several places called Hof.

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

58,747 Historical Documents with Hoefer on Ancestry.com
27,231 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,764 Military Records
1,285 Immigration Records
8,621 Census and Voter Lists
18,846 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Hoefer Families

  • Number of Hoefer families
     19 - 35
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Hoefer last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Hoefer last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Hoefer census records

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Hoefer 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 Hoefer families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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

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Hoefer Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Hoefer 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 Hoefer

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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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Hoefer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Hoefer census records

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

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Hoefer Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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