Hopfer Family History

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Hopfer Name Meaning

German (Bavaria; also Höpfer) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a grower of hops or dealer in hops, from Middle High German hopfe ‘hops’, German Hopfen + the agent suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Hopper, Hofer, Hupfer, Hopler, Kupfer, Hober, Klopfer, Horner, Hosler

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Hopfer Family Origin

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Hopfer Family Occupations

What did your Hopfer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hopfer family was Coal Miner. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hopfer. The most common Hopfer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Hopfer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Blacksmith

    20%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Coal Miner

    7%

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

Hopfer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hopfer Life Expectancy

What is the average Hopfer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hopfer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Hopfer in 1954 was 30, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hopfer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hopfer 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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