Witchey Family History

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Witchey Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swiss German Witschy, Witschi, a variant of Witzsche, itself a variant of Witz.

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

Similar surnames: Ritchey, Richey, Wickey, Cutcher, Mitchel, Wischer, Withem, Whitcher

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Witchey Family Origin

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Witchey Family Occupations

What did your Witchey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Witchey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Witchey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Witchey family was Miner. Farmer, Farms and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Witchey.

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  • Farmer

  • Farms

  • Laborer

  • Miner


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

Witchey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Witchey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Witchey 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 47 immigration records available for the last name Witchey. 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 275 military records available for the last name Witchey. For the veterans among your Witchey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Witchey Life Expectancy

What is the average Witchey lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Witchey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Witchey in 1945 was 54, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Witchey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Witchey 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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