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Hoffins History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The ancient and distinguished German surname Hoffins is composed of two elements: "Hof," meaning "farm, estate, or court," and "Heinz," a diminutive of "Heinrich." Thus, it is likely that the progenitor of the surname was someone who lived on the estate or farm of a man known as Heinz.

Early Origins of the Hoffins family


The surname Hoffins was first found in Hessen, where the ancestral home of the family is thought to be located. The young Hoffins family played a major role in the early history of the region, and contributed greatly to the development of medieval Hessian society.

Early History of the Hoffins family


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Hoffins Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Hofheinz, Hoffheinz, Hofheintz, Hoffheintz, Huffins, Huffines, Huffin, Huffine, Hoffin and many more.

Early Notables of the Hoffins family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Hoffins family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hoffins Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Catha Hoffins, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Eliza Hoffins, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • John Hoffins, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750

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