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Loffler Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) (Löffler): see Loeffler .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Loeffler, Leffler, Hoffer, Hoffler, Lafler, Lefler, Hoffner, Offer

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Where is the Loffler family from?

You can see how Loffler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Loffler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Loffler families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Loffler family living in Maryland. This was 100% of all the recorded Loffler's in USA. Maryland had the highest population of Loffler families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Loffler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Loffler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Loffler. 18% of Loffler men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Loffler women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Loffler were Carpenter and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Carpenter
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    34%
  • Nurse
    23%
  • Stenographer
    23%
  • Clerk
    23%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Loffler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loffler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Loffler. 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 Cards

There are 9,000 military records available for the last name Loffler. For the veterans among your Loffler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Loffler lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Loffler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Loffler in 1954 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

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