Hoefert Family History

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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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Hoefert Family Origin

Where is the Hoefert family from?

Hoefert Family Occupations

What did your Hoefert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Blacksmith and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hoefert. A less common occupation for the Hoefert family was Shoe Maker. The most common Hoefert occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 33% of Hoefert's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Farmer

  • Shoe Maker


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

Hoefert Historical Records

What Hoefert family records will you find?

Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Hoefert Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoefert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hoefert 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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