Witteman Family History

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Witteman Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: variant of Witte.

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


Similar surnames: Wittman, Witten, Wildeman, Ottman, Putterman, Weitman, Wierman

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Witteman Family Origin

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Witteman Family Occupations

What did your Witteman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Witteman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Witteman's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Witteman. A less common occupation for the Witteman family was Gas Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Gas Laborer

    8%

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

Witteman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Witteman Life Expectancy

What is the average Witteman lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Witteman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Witteman in 1956 was 51, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Witteman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Witteman 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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