Witkin Family History

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Witkin Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Vitke, a pet form of Vite (of Slavic origin) + the eastern Slavic possessive suffix -in.

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


Similar surnames: Itkin, Wittlin, Simkin, Mirkin, Sirkin, Lipkin, Rifkin, Zipkin

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Witkin Family Origin

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Witkin Family Occupations

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Witkin Historical Records

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Witkin Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Witkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Witkin in 1950 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

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