Wittenauer Family History

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Wittenauer Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places so named.

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

Similar surnames: Wittner, Wattenberg, Wisener, Wittenburg, Gittinger, Pittinger

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Wittenauer Family Origin

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Wittenauer Family Occupations

What did your Wittenauer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wittenauer family was Cigar Maker. Farmer, Bar Tender and Brick Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wittenauer. The most common Wittenauer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Wittenauer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Bar Tender

  • Brick Maker

  • Cigar Maker


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

Wittenauer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 856 census records available for the last name Wittenauer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wittenauer 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 148 immigration records available for the last name Wittenauer. 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 243 military records available for the last name Wittenauer. For the veterans among your Wittenauer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wittenauer Life Expectancy

What is the average Wittenauer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Wittenauer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Wittenauer in 1963 was 68, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wittenauer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wittenauer 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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