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Dittmar Family History

Dittmar Name Meaning
North German: from a personal name composed of the elements theud ‘people’, ‘race’ (Old High German diot, deot) + mari, meri, ‘famous’.

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

60,768 Historical Documents with Dittmar on Ancestry.com
17,815 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,385 Military Records
2,431 Immigration Records
10,697 Census and Voter Lists
24,440 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Dittmar Families

  • Number of Dittmar families
     35 - 67
     12 - 34
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Dittmar families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Dittmar families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Dittmar Family Origin

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Dittmar Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Dittmar

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Dittmar Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Dittmar Civil War Service Records

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