Wiita Family History

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Wiita Name Meaning

Finnish (Viita): ornamental name from viita ‘forest’; common as an adopted name from the early 20th century. Occurs chiefly in Ostrobothnia.

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


Similar surnames: Wirta, Wiitala, Mita, Weitz, Iida, Wirth, Arita, Sita, Vita, Warta

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Wiita Family Origin

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Wiita Family Occupations

What did your Wiita ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and English Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wiita. 22% of Wiita men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Wiita women worked as an English Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wiita were Farm Laborer and Post Master

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Carpenter
    5%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • English Teacher
    17%
  • House Cleaning
    17%
  • J Y M Assit
    17%
  • Post Master
    17%

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

Wiita Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 630 census records available for the last name Wiita. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wiita 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 199 immigration records available for the last name Wiita. 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 300 military records available for the last name Wiita. For the veterans among your Wiita ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wiita Life Expectancy

What is the average Wiita lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Wiita life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Wiita in 1958 was 30, and 82 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wiita

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