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Wittmann Family History

Wittmann Surname Meaning

German:: occupational name from Middle Low German witman ‘council member’. from a short form of the personal name Wittich + Middle High German man ‘man’. variant of Wittemann ‘widower’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Rittman, Mittman, Willmann, Pittman, Wortmann, Wildman, Woltmann

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Where is the Wittmann family from?

You can see how Wittmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wittmann family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Wittmann families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 12 Wittmann families living in Yorkshire. This was about 75% of all the recorded Wittmann's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Wittmann families in 1891.
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What did your Wittmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Wittmann. 100% of Wittmann women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Wittmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wittmann census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Wittmann. 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 Cards

There are 16,000 military records available for the last name Wittmann. For the veterans among your Wittmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wittmann lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Wittmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Wittmann in 1950 was 43, and 78 in 2004.

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