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Origin, popularity and meaning of the name HOFSTETTER


Hofstetter : 1: German and Swiss German: status name for someone who worked or lived at the principal farm on an estate from Middle High German hovestat hofstat ‘farmstead manor farm’.2: German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from any of various places called Hofstätt(en) or Hofstetten. Compare Hoffstetter.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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