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What does Hoffmann mean?

Hoffmann Pronunciation of Hoffmann [hoff-mann] as a name for boys is of German origin, and the name Hoffmann means "courtier". Hoffmann is a version of Hoffman (German): "Hof" means "court".


Hoffmann has 2 variants: Hofman and Hofmann.

Creative forms:
(male) Hoffhans, Hoffmanna, ..

(female) Hoffana, Hoffmanna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hoffmann River (H.R.), ..

How popular is Hoffmann?

Hoffmann is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#2082 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Hoffmann has yet to make it into the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hoffmann name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hoffmann outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Altmann, Beamann (see Beaman), Eamann (see Eamon), Eumann, Fuhrmann, Furmann (see Furman), Garmann, Goodmann, Guttmann, Hackman, Halfdan, Halfdane, Harman, Harmann, Harmonn (see Harman), Hartman, Hartmann, Heiman, Heimann, Heman, Herman, Hermann, Hogan, Holman, Homar, Howlan, Howland, Hyman, Jarmann (see Jarman), Johann, Jovann, Kaufmann, Lachmann, Lehmann, Morfinn (see Morven), Nachmann, Neumann, Newmann, Rodmann, Shermann (see Sherman), Tilmann and Trumann (see Truman). These names tend to be more commonly used than Hoffmann.

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