Hofmeister Family History

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Hofmeister Name Meaning

German: occupational name for the chamberlain in a noble household or an official with similar functions in a religious house, from Middle High German hof ‘court’, ‘household’ (originally ‘settlement’, ‘manor farm’) + meister ‘master’. This name was also adopted as an ornamental name by Ashkenazic Jews.

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


Similar surnames: Hameister, Baumeister, Meister, Neumeister, Hagemeister, Fenster

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Hofmeister Family Origin

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Hofmeister Family Occupations

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  • Lab Skin Dyers

    33%
  • Private Hotel Keeper

    33%
  • Skin Dyer

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hofmeister family was Skin Dyer. Lab Skin Dyers and Private Hotel Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hofmeister. The most common Hofmeister occupation in the UK was Lab Skin Dyers. 33% of Hofmeister's were Lab Skin Dyerss.

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Hofmeister Historical Records

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Hofmeister Life Expectancy

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