Hofmeister Family History

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Hofmeister Name Meaning

German: occupational name for the chamberlain in a noble household or an official with similar functions in a religious house, from Middle High German hof ‘court’, ‘household’ (originally ‘settlement’, ‘manor farm’) + meister ‘master’. This name was also adopted as an ornamental name by Ashkenazic Jews.

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


Similar surnames: Hameister, Baumeister, Meister, Neumeister, Hagemeister, Fenster

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Hofmeister Family Origin

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Hofmeister Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Cooper

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hofmeister family was Laborer. The most common Hofmeister occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Hofmeister's were Farmers. Farmer, Cooper and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hofmeister.

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Hofmeister Historical Records

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Hofmeister Life Expectancy

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