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Hoefert Name Meaning

German (also Höfert): variant of Hofer.

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


Similar surnames: Hoffert, Hoefer, Hoffer, Hoefner, Hebert, Goepfert, Hoener, Hoppert

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Where is the Hoefert family from?

You can see how Hoefert families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hoefert family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Hoefert families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 10 Hoefert families living in Dakota Territory. This was about 48% of all the recorded Hoefert's in the USA. Dakota Territory had the highest population of Hoefert families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hoefert surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hoefert ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hoefert. 31% of Hoefert men worked as a Laborer.

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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

  • Laborer
    31%
  • Farmer
    22%
  • Carpenter
    14%
  • Fireman
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    100%
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What Hoefert family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hoefert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoefert 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 61 immigration records available for the last name Hoefert. 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 212 military records available for the last name Hoefert. For the veterans among your Hoefert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hoefert lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hoefert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hoefert in 1955 was 46, and 87 in 2004.

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