Hoffa Family History

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Hoffa Name Meaning

Altered form of German or Dutch Hofer.

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


Similar surnames: Hoff, Hoefs, Loff, Boff, Houff, Eoff, Hoffer, Hofman, Huff, Off

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Hoffa Family Origin

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Hoffa Family Occupations

What did your Hoffa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hoffa. 15% of Hoffa men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Hoffa women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hoffa were Painter and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    15%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Painter
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    10%
  • Housewife
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    5%
  • Clerk
    4%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hoffa Historical Records

What Hoffa family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Hoffa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoffa 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 222 immigration records available for the last name Hoffa. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hoffa. For the veterans among your Hoffa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hoffa Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoffa lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Hoffa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hoffa in 1961 was 42, and 50 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoffa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hoffa 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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