Hoff Family History
Hoff Name Meaning
North German Dutch and Danish: topographic name or status name for the owner of a farm or an occupational name for someone who worked on the main farm in a community from Middle High and Low German hof ‘farmstead manor farm’ or a habitational name from any of the many places called with this word. Compare Hof Hofer and Hoffmann and also Huff . Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads named Hov from Old Norse hof ‘sacrificial temple’. Compare Huff . English: variant of Hough .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022