Hofstetter Family History
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Hofstetter Name Meaning
German: occupational or status name for someone who worked or lived at the principal farm on an estate, from Middle High German hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’ + stete ‘place’. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from any of various places called Hofstetten, in particular one in Bavaria.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Huffstetler, Hochstatter, Hofmeister, Hochstetler, Hoffmeyer