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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

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  • Farming

    31%
  • Farmer

    23%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Butcher

    8%

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In 1880, Farming, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dewitz. A less common occupation for the Dewitz family was Butcher. The most common Dewitz occupation in the USA was Farming. 31% of Dewitz's were Farmings.

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Dewitz Historical Records

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Dewitz Life Expectancy

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Famous Dewitz Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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