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Dewitt Family History

Dewitt Name Meaning

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

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Name Distribution of Dewitt Families

  • Number of Dewitt families
     183 - 364
     62 - 182
     1 - 61
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Dewitt families
     22 - 42
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Dewitt families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Dewitt Family Origin

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Dewitt Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Dewitt

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Dewitt Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Dewitt Civil War Service Records

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