Hoffner Family History
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Hoffner Name Meaning
status name for a steward on an farm or estate (see Hoffmann). German (Höffner): status name for a prosperous small farmer, from an agent noun derivative of Middle Low German huove, a measure of land. Compare German Huber. German: variant spelling of Hofner, habitational name from any of several places called Hof. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Hopfer.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press