Shofner Family History

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Shofner Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schaffner.

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


Similar surnames: Shoener, Shoffner, Shaffner, Shober, Shaffer, Shafer, Shiffer

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Shofner Family Origin

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Shofner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Shoemaker

    2%
  • Carries-On Farm

    1%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shofner. A less common occupation for the Shofner family was Carries-On Farm. The most common Shofner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Shofner's were Farmers.

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Shofner Historical Records

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Shofner Life Expectancy

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