Offen Name Meaning

German: variant of Off. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German oven, German Ofen ‘oven’, a metonymic occupational name for a baker, or, as a German name, for someone who had charge of the communal village oven and was empowered to exact payment in kind for its use. It may also be a topographic name for someone who lived near a kiln or in an area or field named with this word. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Buda, now part of Budapest in Hungary, known in Middle High German as Ofen.

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


Similar surnames: Offer, Offner, Oyen, Osten, Osen, Olsen, Olden, Hafen, Koffel, Geffen

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Offen Family Origin

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Offen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Fish Hawker

    5%
  • Ag Labourer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Offen occupation in the UK was Farmer. 13% of Offen's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Fish Hawker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Offen. A less common occupation for the Offen family was Ag Labourer.

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Offen Historical Records

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Offen Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, Offen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Offen in 1962 was 72, and 53 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Offen

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