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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hofmann

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Southern German variant of Hoffmann.

  1. A common surname​.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Hofmann

Albert Hofmann was a in the field of chemistry. Albert was born on January 11th, 1906 in Baden, Switzerland. He breathed his last breath on April 29th, 2008.


Mark Hofmann is a criminal.


Hans Hofmann was an artist in the field of painting. Hans was born on March 21st, 1880 in Weißenburg in Bayern. He left this life on February 17th, 1966.


Isabella Hofmann is an actress. She has been prominent since 1986. Isabella was born on December 11th, 1958 in Chicago.


Otto Hofmann was an office holder. His military service ended in 1919. Otto was born on March 16th, 1896 in Innsbruck. He died on December 31st, 1982.


Jonas Hofmann is a soccer player for the Borussia Mönchengladbach, TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, Borussia Dortmund II, Borussia Dortmund, FSV Mainz 05, Germany national youth football team, and Germany national under-21 football team. Jonas was born on July 14th, 1992 in Heidelberg, Germany.


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Popularity of Hofmann as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hofmann U.S.
  White 95.21% 64.26%
  African American 0.36% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.54% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.05% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.27% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.56% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hofmann

People with the last name Hofmann are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Hofmann

  • How Popular is the name Hofmann? As a last name Hofmann was the 3,857th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Hofmann? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Hofmann was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Hofmann: Your name in reverse order is Nnamfoh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nfaohnm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hofmann? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 9,192 people with the last name Hofmann.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hofmann? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Hofmann as their last name.

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