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Hoffmeier Name Meaning

German: variant of Hofmeyer (see Hoffmeyer ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Hoffmeyer, Holtmeier, Homeier, Hoffmeister, Hoffler, Hoffner

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Where is the Hoffmeier family from?

You can see how Hoffmeier families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hoffmeier family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Hoffmeier families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 26 Hoffmeier families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 35% of all the recorded Hoffmeier's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Hoffmeier families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hoffmeier surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hoffmeier ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hoffmeier. 33% of Hoffmeier men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Hoffmeier women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hoffmeier were Carpenter and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Inspector
  • New Worker
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hoffmeier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoffmeier census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 298 immigration records available for the last name Hoffmeier. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 679 military records available for the last name Hoffmeier. For the veterans among your Hoffmeier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hoffmeier lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Hoffmeier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hoffmeier in 1942 was 29, and 82 in 2004.

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