Hoffert Family History

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Hoffert Name Meaning

German: variant of Hofer. German: from a Germanic personal name Hoffred, composed of hoh ‘high’ + fridu ‘peace’.

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

Similar surnames: Hoffart, Haffer, Huffer, Hoefert, Hoffer, Meffert, Roffers, Leffert

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Hoffert Family Origin

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Hoffert Family Occupations

What did your Hoffert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoffert. The most common Hoffert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Hoffert's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hoffert family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Hoffert Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Hoffert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoffert 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 734 immigration records available for the last name Hoffert. 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 Hoffert. For the veterans among your Hoffert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hoffert Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoffert lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Hoffert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Hoffert in 1958 was 61, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoffert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hoffert 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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