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Coffer Name Meaning

English: from Old French cof(f)re ‘chest’, ‘box’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a maker of coffers or chests or, by extension, for a treasurer. Probably an Americanized spelling of German Kaufer or Kauffer (see Kaufer).

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


Similar surnames: Offer, Cofer, Confer, Comer, Coffel, Copper, Coomer, Duffer, Colmer

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Coffer Family Origin

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Coffer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%

In 1880, the most common Coffer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Coffer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Coffer family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coffer.

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Coffer Historical Records

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Coffer Life Expectancy

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