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Sittner Name Meaning

German:: variant of Sittler . habitational name for someone from any of the three places called Sitten (Saxony Silesia Switzerland).

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


Similar surnames: Wittner, Rittner, Suttner, Stettner, Rottner, Kittner, Sittler

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Where is the Sittner family from?

You can see how Sittner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sittner family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Sittner families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 25 Sittner families living in Missouri. This was about 69% of all the recorded Sittner's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Sittner families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sittner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sittner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sittner. 41% of Sittner men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Sittner women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sittner were Merchant and Comptometer Operator. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    41%
  • Farmer
    35%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Merchant
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    17%
  • Switchboard Operator
    17%
  • Waitress
    17%
  • Comptometer Operator
    17%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sittner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sittner 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 484 immigration records available for the last name Sittner. 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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Draft Cards

There are 419 military records available for the last name Sittner. For the veterans among your Sittner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sittner lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Sittner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Sittner in 1954 was 49, and 84 in 2004.

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