Dewitz Family History

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Dewitz Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of numerous places so named, for example in Altmark, Mecklenburg, and Saxony.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Lowitz, Benitz, Peitz, Beitz, Zeitz, Nemitz, Heit, Meitz, Reitz

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Dewitz Family Origin

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Dewitz Family Occupations

What did your Dewitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Engineer (retired) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Dewitz. 34% of Dewitz men worked as an Engineer (retired)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Engineer (retired)
  • Missionary
  • Tolly Clekr Dock

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Dewitz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dewitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dewitz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 650 immigration records available for the last name Dewitz. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Dewitz. For the veterans among your Dewitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dewitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Dewitz lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Dewitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Dewitz in 1953 was 44, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dewitz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dewitz ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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