Witts Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from the Germanic personal name Wido. English: patronymic from Witt. Probably an Americanized spelling of German Witz, cognate with 1.

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


Similar surnames: Kitts, Mitts, Witte, Witt, Fitts, Pitts, Gotts, Sitts, Catts, Botts

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Witts Family Origin

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Witts Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    2%
  • Laundress

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Witts. A less common occupation for the Witts family was Laundress. The most common Witts occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Witts's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Witts Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Witts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Witts in 1943 was 28, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Witts

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