Goffman Family History

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Goffman Name Meaning

Jewish (Eastern Ashkenazic): variant, under Russian influence, of Hoffman. Russian has no h and alters h to g in borrowed words and names.

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


Similar surnames: Gofman, Gelfman, Goman, Hoffman, Roffman, Koffman, Gosman, Gottman

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Goffman Family Origin

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Goffman Family Occupations

What did your Goffman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Goffman family was Tailor. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Goffman. The most common Goffman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Goffman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Tailor

    17%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Goffman ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Goffman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Goffman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goffman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Goffman. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Goffman. For the veterans among your Goffman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goffman Life Expectancy

What is the average Goffman lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Goffman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Goffman in 1948 was 60, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goffman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goffman ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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