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Witthoft Name Meaning

North German (Witthöft): nickname for someone with white hair, from Middle Low German wit(t) ‘white’ + hoft ‘head’.

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


Similar surnames: Wittrock, Wittkopp, Witthuhn, Witt, Potthoff, Imhoff, Eickholt

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Witthoft Family Origin

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Witthoft Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Labor and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Witthoft. The most common Witthoft occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Witthoft's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Witthoft family was Works On Farm.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Labor

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Works On Farm

    20%

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Witthoft Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Witthoft. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Witthoft 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Witthoft. 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 Witthoft. For the veterans among your Witthoft ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Witthoft Life Expectancy

What is the average Witthoft lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Witthoft life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Witthoft in 1967 was 77, and 93 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Witthoft 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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