Hoft Name Meaning

German (Höft): see Hoeft.

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


Similar surnames: Hoeft, Heft, Hott, Holt, Hoff, Hoot, Huft, Host, Hof, Haft

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Hoft Family Origin

Where is the Hoft family from?

SHOW MORE

Hoft Family Occupations

What did your Hoft ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Fat Melter

    25%
  • Journeyman Tailor

    25%
  • Mariner

    25%
  • Police Constable

    25%

In 1881, Fat Melter, Journeyman Tailor and Mariner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoft. A less common occupation for the Hoft family was Police Constable. The most common Hoft occupation in the UK was Fat Melter. 25% of Hoft's were Fat Melters.

Source: Census data for Hoft | Data not to scale

Hoft Historical Records

What Hoft family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Hoft ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Hoft

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Hoft Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoft lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hoft 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Hoft life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Hoft in 1964 was 31, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoft

Famous Hoft Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Look up another name