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Definition: A nickname for a farmer who owned his land rather than rented, from Middle High German "hofman," meaning person working on a farm.

Surname Origin: German

Alternate Surname Spellings: HOFMAN, HOFMANN, HOFFMAN

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Surname Finder - HOFFMANN Genealogy & Family Resources
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HOFFMANN Surname & Family Mailing List
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HOFFMANN Family Genealogy Forum
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FamilySearch - HOFFMANN Genealogy
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German Genealogy
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Cousin Connect - HOFFMANN Genealogy Queries
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DistantCousin.com - HOFFMANN Genealogy & Family History
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MyCinnamonToast.com - HOFFMANN Genealogy in All Regions
Centralized search results for family trees and other genealogy info on the HOFFMANN surname.

References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.

 

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