Witmer Family History

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Witmer Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Wittmer.

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


Similar surnames: Witwer, Widmer, Wimer, Whitmer, Wimmer, Widmar, Wiedmer, Detmer

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Witmer Family Origin

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Witmer Family Occupations

What did your Witmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Witmer. A less common occupation for the Witmer family was Carpenter. The most common Witmer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Witmer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Witmer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Witmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Witmer 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 Witmer. 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 Witmer. For the veterans among your Witmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Witmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Witmer lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Witmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Witmer in 1947 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Witmer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Witmer 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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