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Offer Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): occupational name for a goldsmith, from Anglo-Norman French orfrer, Old French orfevre, Latin aurifaber, from aurum ‘gold’ + faber ‘maker’. Compare French Fèvre (see Lefevre). German: variant of Off. Jewish: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Coffer, Offen, Wafer, Offner, Hoffer, Soffer, Hafer, Oller, Ober

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Offer Family Origin

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Offer Family Occupations

What did your Offer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Offer. 11% of Offer men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Offer women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Offer were Clerk and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    11%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    6%
  • Maid
    6%
  • Waitress
    6%

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

Offer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Offer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Offer 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Offer. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Offer. For the veterans among your Offer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Offer Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Offer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Offer in 1951 was 69, and 79 in 2004.

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