Wittmeyer Family History

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Wittmeyer Name Meaning

distinguishing name for a tenant farmer (see Meyer) who lived by a wood or copse (Middle High German wite). possibly also a variant of Widmeyer.

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


Similar surnames: Wiedmeyer, Wedemeyer, Eickmeyer, Holtmeyer, Tiemeyer, Kiffmeyer

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Wittmeyer Family Origin

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Wittmeyer Family Occupations

What did your Wittmeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Brewer, Clergyman and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wittmeyer. A less common occupation for the Wittmeyer family was Shoemaker. The most common Wittmeyer occupation in the USA was Brewer. 20% of Wittmeyer's were Brewers.

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  • Brewer

    20%
  • Clergyman

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Shoemaker

    20%

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Wittmeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wittmeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Wittmeyer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Wittmeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Wittmeyer in 1954 was 44, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wittmeyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wittmeyer 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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