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Witte Family History

Witte Name Meaning
North German: variant of Witt 1.Dutch: nickname for someone with white or blonde hair or an unusually pale complexion, from Middle Dutch witte ‘white’.English: variant of White.

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

310,493 Historical Documents with Witte on Ancestry.com
132,555 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
15,293 Military Records
12,123 Immigration Records
42,238 Census and Voter Lists
108,284 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Witte Families

  • Number of Witte families
     90 - 177
     31 - 89
     1 - 30
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Witte families
     23 - 43
     8 - 22
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Witte families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Witte census records

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Witte Family Origin

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Witte Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Witte

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Witte Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Witte census records

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Witte Civil War Service Records

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