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Wit Family History

Wit Name Meaning

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

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Name Distribution of Wit Families

  • Number of Wit families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wit families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Wit last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Wit census records

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Wit Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Wit families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Wit Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Wit families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Wit

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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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Wit Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wit census records

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Wit Civil War Service Records

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