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Hoffman Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Hoffmann ‘steward’. Dutch: occupational name for a farm laborer or a gardener, someone who worked at the hof, the manor farm.

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


Similar surnames: Hoffmann, Roffman, Hofman, Koffman, Hopman, Holzman, Goffman, Hofmann

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Hoffman Family Origin

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Hoffman Family Occupations

What did your Hoffman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hoffman family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoffman. The most common Hoffman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Hoffman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Hoffman Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Hoffman ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Hoffman Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoffman lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, Hoffman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hoffman in 1940 was 60, and 77 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hoffman 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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