Type Surname (from location)
Other Forms FormsHofstaedter, Hofstatter
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Meaning & History
Derived from the German towns of Hofstetten, Franconia and Hofstaedt, Pomerania. In German, the suffix -er means "from".Leonard Hofstadter (portrayed by actor Johnny Galecki) is a fictional character on the sitcom, 'The Big Bang Theory.'