Wittmer Family History

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Wittmer Name Meaning

from the Germanic personal name Wittimar, composed of the elements widu ‘wood’, ‘forest’ + mari ‘famous’. habitational name from a place so named near Wolfenbüttel.

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


Similar surnames: Witter, Dittmar, Wiemer, Wittner, Wilmer, Wetter, Gitter, Rittner

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Wittmer Family Origin

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Wittmer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Merchant

    5%
  • Shoe Maker

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wittmer family was Shoe Maker. The most common Wittmer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Wittmer's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wittmer.

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Wittmer Historical Records

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Wittmer Life Expectancy

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Famous Wittmer Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)

Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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