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Hoffmeister Family History

Hoffmeister Name Meaning
German: variant spelling of Hofmeister.

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

48,636 Historical Documents with Hoffmeister on Ancestry.com
16,240 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,291 Military Records
2,524 Immigration Records
9,274 Census and Voter Lists
17,307 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Hoffmeister Families

  • Number of Hoffmeister families
     40 - 77
     14 - 39
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hoffmeister families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Hoffmeister last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Hoffmeister census records

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Hoffmeister Family Origin

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Hoffmeister Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

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Average Life Expectancy for Hoffmeister

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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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Hoffmeister Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Hoffmeister census records

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Hoffmeister Civil War Service Records

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