Cofer Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Kofer, an occupational name from Slavic kovar ‘smith’ (see Kovar). Americanized spelling of German Köfer, a northern variant of Küfer (see Kieffer).

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


Similar surnames: Comer, Coder, Cover, Coffer, Confer, Clower, Coor, Cober, Kober

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Cofer Family Origin

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Cofer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Cofer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Cofer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cofer family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cofer.

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Cofer Historical Records

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Cofer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Cofer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Cofer in 1942 was 61, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cofer

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