Offer Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): occupational name for a goldsmith, from Anglo-Norman French orfrer, Old French orfevre, Latin aurifaber, from aurum ‘gold’ + faber ‘maker’. Compare French Fèvre (see Lefevre). German: variant of Off. Jewish: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Coffer, Offen, Wafer, Offner, Hoffer, Soffer, Hafer, Oller, Ober

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Offer Family Origin

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Offer Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    11%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Laundress

    3%
  • Agricultural Laborer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Offer family was Agricultural Laborer. The most common Offer occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 11% of Offer's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Laundress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Offer.

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Offer Historical Records

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Offer Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, Offer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Offer in 1951 was 69, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Offer

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