Hofeldt Family History
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Hofeldt Name Meaning
North German: topographic name composed of Middle Low German hov, hof ‘manor farm’, ‘farmstead’ + velt ‘open country’. This and variants such as Hofeld, Hoffeld(e) are also common place names all over Germany (compare Hofacker); the surname may be a habitational name from one of these.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press