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Witwer Family History

Witwer Name Meaning
German: variant spelling of Wittwer.

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

37,032 Historical Documents with Witwer on Ancestry.com
4,704 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
952 Military Records
246 Immigration Records
3,501 Census and Voter Lists
27,629 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Witwer Families

  • Number of Witwer families
     18 - 34
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Witwer last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Witwer census records

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Witwer Family Origin

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Witwer Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Witwer 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 Witwer

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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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Witwer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Witwer census records

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Witwer Civil War Service Records

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