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De Wit Name Meaning

Dutch: variant spelling of De Witt.

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


Similar surnames: De Witte, De Witt, De Wall, De Windt, De Wese, De Wees, De Waal

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Where is the De Wit family from?

You can see how De Wit families moved over time by selecting different census years. The De Wit family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most De Wit families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 5 De Wit families living in Iowa. This was about 28% of all the recorded De Wit's in the USA. Iowa and 1 other state had the highest population of De Wit families in 1880.
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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your De Wit ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name De Wit. Like a window into their day-to-day life, De Wit census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name De Wit. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name De Wit. For the veterans among your De Wit ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average De Wit lifespan?

Between 1979 and 2002, in the United States, De Wit life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for De Wit in 1979 was 53, and 78 in 2002.

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