Soffer Family History

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Soffer Name Meaning

Jewish: occupational name for a scribe, Hebrew sofer, Yiddish soyfer.

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


Similar surnames: Offer, Sofer, Coffer, Saffer, Seifer, Sommer, Hopfer, Koffel, Offner

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Soffer Family Origin

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Soffer Family Occupations

What did your Soffer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Soffer family was Whitner. Farmer, Laborer and Phisition were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Soffer. The most common Soffer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Soffer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Phisition

    25%
  • Whitner

    25%

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

Soffer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Soffer Life Expectancy

What is the average Soffer lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Soffer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Soffer in 1960 was 37, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Soffer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Soffer 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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