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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

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Hoffner Family Origin

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Hoffner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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

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Hoffner Life Expectancy

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