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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 setted in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Joh. Christian Hoffstetter, who setted in Pennsylvania in 1749

Hoffstetter Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • G. Hoffstetter, who setted 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


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    4. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    5. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    8. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
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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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