Witman Family History

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Witman Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Whitman or an Americanized spelling of German Wittmann.

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


Similar surnames: Wittman, Wiman, Wisman, Titman, Pitman, Ditman, Mitman, Wieman

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Witman Family Origin

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Witman Family Occupations

What did your Witman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Witman. The most common Witman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Witman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Witman family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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

Witman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Witman

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Witman. 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 Witman. For the veterans among your Witman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Witman Life Expectancy

What is the average Witman lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Witman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Witman in 1949 was 45, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Witman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Witman 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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