Witte Name Meaning

North German: variant of Witt 1. Dutch: nickname for someone with white or blonde hair or an unusually pale complexion, from Middle Dutch witte ‘white’. English: variant of White.

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


Similar surnames: Witt, Witts, Witter, Wilde, Wint, Witty, Wetter, Witten, Motte

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Witte Family Origin

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Witte Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Tailor

    3%
  • Keeping House

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Witte. The most common Witte occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Witte's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Witte family was Keeping House.

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Witte Historical Records

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Witte Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Witte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Witte in 1949 was 50, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Witte

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