Whittenberg Family History

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Whittenberg Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Wittenberg or Wittenburg.

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


Similar surnames: Whittenburg, Wittenberg, Wittenburg, Lechtenberg, Litzenberg

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Whittenberg Family Origin

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Whittenberg Family Occupations

What did your Whittenberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Whittenberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Whittenberg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Whittenberg family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whittenberg.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Whittenberg ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Whittenberg Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Whittenberg. 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 Card

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

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Whittenberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Whittenberg lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Whittenberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Whittenberg in 1958 was 58, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Whittenberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Whittenberg ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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