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Hoffer Family History

Hoffer Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Hofer.

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

150,418 Historical Documents with Hoffer on Ancestry.com
44,450 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,848 Military Records
4,034 Immigration Records
29,407 Census and Voter Lists
66,679 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Hoffer Families

  • Number of Hoffer families
     117 - 231
     40 - 116
     1 - 39
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hoffer families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Hoffer families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Hoffer census records

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Hoffer 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 Hoffer 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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Hoffer Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Hoffer 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 Hoffer

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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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Hoffer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Hoffer census records

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

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Hoffer Civil War Service Records

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

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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