Wittkopp Family History

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Wittkopp Name Meaning

North German: Low German form of Weiskopf, from Middle Low German wit(t) ‘white’ + kop ‘head’, a nickname for a white-haired man.

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


Similar surnames: Wittkopf, Witthoft, Wittrock, Witt, Kopp, Wittkop, Witthuhn, Witter

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Wittkopp Family Origin

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Wittkopp Family Occupations

What did your Wittkopp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and In Lumber Yard were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wittkopp. A less common occupation for the Wittkopp family was Laboring Tannery. The most common Wittkopp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Wittkopp's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • In Lumber Yard

    13%
  • Laboring Tannery

    13%

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Wittkopp Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wittkopp Life Expectancy

What is the average Wittkopp lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Wittkopp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Wittkopp in 1963 was 61, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wittkopp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wittkopp 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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