Wit Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

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Wit Family Origin

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Wit Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Keeps House

    8%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wit. A less common occupation for the Wit family was Keeps House. The most common Wit occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Wit's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Wit | Data not to scale

Wit Historical Records

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Wit Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Wit life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Wit in 1963 was 70, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wit

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