Hofbauer Family History

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Hofbauer Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a farmer (Middle High German gebur(e)) who owned his farm, Middle High German hof, or who farmed in the service of a court, Middle High German hof.

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

Similar surnames: Bauer, Hoffner, Neubauer, Hallbauer, Hofer, Hofacker, Gebauer, Hauer

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Hofbauer Family Origin

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Hofbauer Family Occupations

What did your Hofbauer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hofbauer family was Teamster. Druggist, Lumber Yard and Saddler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hofbauer. The most common Hofbauer occupation in the USA was Druggist. 25% of Hofbauer's were Druggists.

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  • Druggist

  • Lumber Yard

  • Saddler

  • Teamster


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

Hofbauer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hofbauer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hofbauer 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 989 immigration records available for the last name Hofbauer. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Hofbauer. For the veterans among your Hofbauer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hofbauer Life Expectancy

What is the average Hofbauer lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Hofbauer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hofbauer in 1961 was 66, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hofbauer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hofbauer 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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