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Hofler Family History

Hofler Surname Meaning

German (Höfler): see Hoefler .

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


Similar surnames: Hoffler, Hafler, Hoffer, Hoefler, Hobler, Hosler, Hoyler, Hefler

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Where is the Hofler family from?

You can see how Hofler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hofler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hofler families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 5 Hofler families living in Nottinghamshire. This was about 28% of all the recorded Hofler's in United Kingdom. Nottinghamshire and 1 other county had the highest population of Hofler families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hofler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hofler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hofler. 25% of Hofler men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Hofler women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hofler were Truck Driver and Housekeeper. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Carpenter
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    24%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Cook
    16%
  • Housekeeper
    16%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hofler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hofler 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 757 immigration records available for the last name Hofler. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Hofler. For the veterans among your Hofler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hofler lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Hofler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hofler in 1950 was 43, and 86 in 2004.

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