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Hoft Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Toft, Loft, Ott, Cott, Mort, Port, Lott, Rout, Pott, Post

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Hoft Family Origin

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Hoft Family Occupations

What did your Hoft ancestors do for a living?

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

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Hoft Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hoft Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoft lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hoft 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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Famous Hoft Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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