Hofer Name Meaning

South German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived at, worked on, or managed a farm, from Middle High German hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’, ‘court’ + the agent suffix -er. Compare Hoffmann.

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List of People with Surname Hofer

Based on our public records, there are a total of 2,773 people with the surname Hofer. Among these people surnamed Hofer, there are approximately 549 distinct names, with an average of 5 people who share the same name. James Hofer, John Hofer and Michael Hofer are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Hofer, with 30, 30 and 30 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that South Dakota has the most people surnamed Hofer, with a total of 416 people, and there are a total of 272 distinct names among these people. California is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Hofer, with a total of 287 people and an average of 186 distinct names.