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Witbeck Family History

Witbeck Name Meaning
Dutch and North German: habitational name from a place named Wittbek in Schleswig-Holstein, formed with wit ‘white’ + beck ‘stream’.

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

35,931 Historical Documents with Witbeck on Ancestry.com
3,528 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
808 Military Records
199 Immigration Records
5,545 Census and Voter Lists
25,851 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Witbeck Families

  • Number of Witbeck families
     22 - 41
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Witbeck families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Witbeck last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Witbeck census records

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Witbeck Family Origin

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Witbeck Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Witbeck

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Witbeck Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Witbeck census records

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Witbeck Civil War Service Records

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