Witten Family History

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Witten Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from Witte.

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


Similar surnames: Witte, Witter, Otten, Witteman, Wibben, Witt, Kitten, Rutten, Botten

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Witten Family Origin

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Witten Family Occupations

What did your Witten ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farrier, Annuitant and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Witten. The most common Witten occupation in the UK was Farrier. 8% of Witten's were Farriers. A less common occupation for the Witten family was Bargeman.

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  • Farrier

    8%
  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Baker

    4%
  • Bargeman

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Witten ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Witten Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Witten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Witten census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Witten

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Witten. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Witten. For the veterans among your Witten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Witten Life Expectancy

What is the average Witten lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Witten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Witten in 1952 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Witten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Witten 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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