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Witter Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name, composed of the elements widu ‘wood’ + hari ‘army’. North German: occupational name for a painter or plasterer, from Middle Low German witten ‘to make white’.

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


Similar surnames: Ritter, Wittmer, Wetter, Gitter, Bitter, Wicker, Mitter, Winter

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Witter Family Origin

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Witter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    3%

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

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Witter Life Expectancy

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