Hofer

9 November 1844–29 November 1861 (Age 17)
Switzerland

The Life of Hofer

When Hofer was born on 9 November 1844, his or her father, Christen Hofer, was 42 and his or her mother, Christina Wuetrich, was 25. He or she died on 29 November 1861, at the age of 17.

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Family Time Line

Christen Hofer
1802–1851
Christina Wuetrich
1819–
Friedrich Hofer
1824–1943
Hofer
1844–1861
Hofer
1847–
Luise Hofer
1849–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1802–1851Male

    Christina Wuetrich

    Female1819–Female

siblings

(4)

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 .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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