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Hofstetter Early Origins



The surname Hofstetter 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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Hofstetter Spelling Variations


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Hofstetter 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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Hofstetter Early History


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Hofstetter Early History



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

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Hofstetter Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hofstetter Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hofstetter 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:

Hofstetter Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Oswald Hofstetter, who landed in America in 1731
  • Ulrich Hofstetter, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749

Hofstetter Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Michel Hofstetter, aged 25, arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1807
  • Jaques Hofstetter, who arrived in Missouri in 1847
  • Jaques Hofstetter, aged 38, arrived in Missouri in 1847
  • Jakob Hofstetter, who arrived in America in 1851
  • Adam Hofstetter, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1859
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hofstetter (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hofstetter (post 1700)



  • Henry W. Hofstetter (1914-2002), American optometrist and the author
  • Steve Hofstetter (b. 1979), American comedian, and the host and executive producer of "Laughs" on Fox television stations
  • Edwin Thomas Hofstetter (1918-2006), American politician, Member of the Ohio House of Representatives (1967-1968)
  • Daniel Hofstetter (b. 1992), German footballer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    4. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    5. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    8. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    9. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    11. ...

    The Hofstetter Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hofstetter 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 28 June 2015 at 17:31.

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