Hoeft Name Meaning

North German (Höft): from Middle Low German hovet, höft ‘head’, applied as a nickname or topographic name. German (Höft): habitational name from places named Höft in Westphalia or near Linz in Austria.

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


Similar surnames: Hoefs, Holt, Hoff, Oest, Heft, Holdt, Hoen, Huett, Heit, Hoerth

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Hoeft Family Origin

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Hoeft Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Saloon Keeper

    9%
  • Cooper

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Saloon Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoeft. A less common occupation for the Hoeft family was Cooper. The most common Hoeft occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Hoeft's were Farmers.

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Hoeft Historical Records

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Hoeft Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Hoeft life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Hoeft in 1953 was 66, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoeft

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