Wittig Family History

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Wittig Name Meaning

from the personal name Wittich, from a short form of a Germanic name beginning with widu ‘wood’. nickname from Middle Low German wittich ‘clever’, ‘wise’.

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


Similar surnames: Sittig, Witter, Witt, Witzig, Mittag, Widrig, Gettig, Pietig, Littig

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Wittig Family Origin

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Wittig Family Occupations

What did your Wittig ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Baker (retd) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Wittig. 20% of Wittig men worked as a Baker (retd) and 75% of Wittig women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wittig were Milling Machinist Em and Gown Machinist

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Baker (retd)
    20%
  • Console Operator Shoe Manufacturer
    20%
  • Master managing Director Of Wholesale Manufacturing Furrier
    20%
  • Milling Machinist Em
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    75%
  • Gown Machinist
    25%

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

Wittig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Wittig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wittig 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Wittig. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Wittig. For the veterans among your Wittig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wittig Life Expectancy

What is the average Wittig lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Wittig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Wittig in 1948 was 38, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wittig

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