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Origins of the Coffman surname

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About the Coffmans

We have a total number of 858 records for people with the last name Coffman.

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Where do most Coffmans live?

In 1921, most Coffmans lived in West Midlands.

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Interesting facts about Coffmans

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 140 records for the Coffman surname. The oldest one dates back to 1939.

Who were Coffmans most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Coffman first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Coffmans

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Coffmans in 1921
Cotton Winder


Farm Hands


Nail Cutter


Telephone Operators


Waiters And Waitresses


Common Male occupations for Coffmans in 1921
Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers


Farm Hands


General Farmers






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