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Hofstetter Name Meaning

German: occupational or status name for someone who worked or lived at the principal farm on an estate, from Middle High German hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’ + stete ‘place’. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from any of various places called Hofstetten, in particular one in Bavaria.

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


Similar surnames: Huffstetler, Hochstatter, Hofmeister, Hochstetler, Hoffmeyer

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Hofstetter Family Origin

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Hofstetter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hofstetter family was Laborer. The most common Hofstetter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Hofstetter's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hofstetter.

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Hofstetter Historical Records

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Hofstetter Life Expectancy

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