Wittenberg Family History

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Wittenberg Name Meaning

North German: habitational name for someone from a place called Wittenberg, Wittenberge, or Wittenbergen.

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


Similar surnames: Wittenburg, Wattenberg, Whittenberg, Westenberg, Wittenborn

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Wittenberg Family Origin

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Wittenberg Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Cooper

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wittenberg. A less common occupation for the Wittenberg family was Farm Laborer. The most common Wittenberg occupation in the USA was Laborer. 12% of Wittenberg's were Laborers.

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Wittenberg Historical Records

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Wittenberg Life Expectancy

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Famous Wittenberg Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)

Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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