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Hoffstetter Early Origins



The surname Hoffstetter was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Hoffstetter Spelling Variations


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Hoffstetter Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Hostetter, Hoffstetter, Hofstetter, Hockstetter, Hoffstater, Hoffstatter, Hoffstadter, Hockstadter, Hoffstattar, Hockstadder, Hufstedler, Huffstedler and many more.

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Hoffstetter Early History


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Hoffstetter Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hoffstetter research. Another 185 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1698, 1574 and 1582 are included under the topic Early Hoffstetter History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hoffstetter Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hoffstetter Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hoffstetter Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hoffstetter Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Barbara Hoffstetter, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Gertrudt Vautrin Hoffstetter, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Joh. Christian Hoffstetter, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1749

Hoffstetter Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • G. Hoffstetter, who settled in New Orleans in 1834
  • Christian Hoffstetter, who arrived in Michigan in 1854
  • Johann Hoffstetter, aged 24, who landed in America, in 1892
  • Rudolf Hoffstetter, aged 26, who landed in America, in 1892
  • Sophie Hoffstetter, who settled in America, in 1892

Hoffstetter Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Anna Hoffstetter, aged 28, who landed in America from Glasinz, Hungary, in 1906
  • Louise Hoffstetter, aged 24, who emigrated to the United States from Zurich, Switzerland, in 1907
  • Franziska Hoffstetter, aged 30, who emigrated to America from Muchen, Germany, in 1923

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hoffstetter (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hoffstetter (post 1700)



  • Robert Hoffstetter (1908-1999), German taxonomist who specialized in reptiles
  • Roman Hoffstetter (1742-1815), German classical composer and Benedictine monk

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    3. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    4. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    9. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
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    The Hoffstetter Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hoffstetter Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 3 September 2012 at 13:56.

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