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Koffman Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kaufmann.German: nickname for a cottager, from Low German kaben, küfe ‘hut’, ‘stable’.

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


Similar surnames: Hoffman, Roffman, Kofman, Dorfman, Goffman, Kolman, Coffman, Kauffman

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Koffman Family Origin

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Koffman Family Occupations

What did your Koffman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Koffman. The most common Koffman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Koffman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Koffman family was Saloon Keeper.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Merchant

    9%
  • Saloon Keeper

    5%

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

Koffman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Koffman Life Expectancy

What is the average Koffman lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Koffman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Koffman in 1956 was 34, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Koffman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Koffman 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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