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Hofacker Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’ + acker ‘field’, a very old field name in Württemberg, probably denoting a field owned by the feudal lord and cultivated on his behalf by his tenants. The surname would have denoted someone living by such a field.

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


Similar surnames: Acker, Honaker, Hacker, Rothacker, Thalacker, Hoecker, Fackler

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Hofacker Family Origin

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Hofacker Family Occupations

What did your Hofacker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hofacker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Hofacker's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hofacker family was Barber. Farmer, Tailor and Bakery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hofacker.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Tailor

    11%
  • Bakery

    5%
  • Barber

    5%

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

Hofacker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hofacker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hofacker 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 Hofacker. 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 Hofacker. For the veterans among your Hofacker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hofacker Life Expectancy

What is the average Hofacker lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Hofacker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Hofacker in 1960 was 25, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hofacker 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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