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Definitions for Hoffmann
ˈhɒf mənhoff·mann

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Hoffmann, Josef Hoffmannnoun

    Austrian architect known for his use of rectilinear units (1870-1956)

  2. Hoffmann, August Wilhelm von Hoffmannnoun

    German chemist (1818-1892)

  3. Hoffmann, Roald Hoffmannnoun

    United States chemist (born in Poland) who used quantum mechanics to understand chemical reactions (born in 1937)

  4. Hoffmann, E. T. A. Hoffmann, Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffmannnoun

    German writer of fantastic tales (1776-1822)


  1. hoffmann

    Hoffmann is a German surname, which could refer to a multitude of individuals, possibly famous or known for various fields such as arts, sciences, sports, and more. It literally translates to "hope man". Additionally, Hoffmann could refer to several companies, geographical locations, or fictional characters. However, without any specific context, it's difficult to finalize a particular definition.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Hoffmann is ranked #2136 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Hoffmann surname appeared 16,966 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 6 would have the surname Hoffmann.

    95% or 16,130 total occurrences were White.
    2.7% or 463 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.1% or 199 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.6% or 112 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.2% or 42 total occurrences were Black.
    0.1% or 20 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hoffmann in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hoffmann in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Hoffmann in a Sentence

  1. Councilwoman Nancy Hoffmann:

    I find Councilwoman Nancy Hoffmann in the difficult, indeed impossible, position this evening of being in support of a formal Resolution of Apology but unable to support this resolution based on its language indicting the City of Greensboro Police Department and other City personnel for an event that occurred 41 years ago and one which has been exhaustively investigated and vetted.

  2. Andreas Kornfeld:

    Heinrich Hoffmann was not Heinrich Hoffmann, Heinrich Hoffmann was a great marketer who helped Heinrich Hoffmann along Heinrich Hoffmann campaign capturing Heinrich Hoffmann in many positive ways.

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