Hoefs Name Meaning

Dutch and North German (Höfs): probably from Middle Low German hovet, hoft ‘head’, used as a nickname. Shortened form of Dutch van Hoefs, a variant of Hove.

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

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Hoefs Family Origin

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Hoefs Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    65%
  • Black Smith

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Grocer Retail

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hoefs family was Grocer Retail. The most common Hoefs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Hoefs's were Farmers. Farmer, Black Smith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoefs.

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Hoefs Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Hoefs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hoefs in 1961 was 56, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoefs

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