Hoffmeyer Family History

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Hoffmeyer Name Meaning

German (Hofmeyer): occupational name for the supervisor (see Meyer) of the manor farm on an estate, Middle High German hof. This surname is also found in Denmark.

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


Similar surnames: Holtmeyer, Homeyer, Hofstetter, Hoffner, Nordmeyer, Hofferber

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Hoffmeyer Family Origin

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Hoffmeyer Family Occupations

What did your Hoffmeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hoffmeyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Hoffmeyer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hoffmeyer family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoffmeyer.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Farming

    5%

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

Hoffmeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hoffmeyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoffmeyer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Hoffmeyer. 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 Hoffmeyer. For the veterans among your Hoffmeyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hoffmeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoffmeyer lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Hoffmeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Hoffmeyer in 1956 was 54, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoffmeyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hoffmeyer 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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