Wittke Family History

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Wittke Name Meaning

from a pet form of Wittig or Witte. from a pet form of a Slavic personal name such as Vitoslav.

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

Similar surnames: Witzke, Wuttke, Mattke, Witko, Witek, Wiebke, Witt, Rettke, Wutzke

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Wittke Family Origin

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Wittke Family Occupations

What did your Wittke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, butcher, Keep Barber Sh. and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wittke. A less common occupation for the Wittke family was Laborer. The most common Wittke occupation in the USA was Butcher. 14% of Wittke's were Butchers.

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  • Butcher

  • Keep Barber Sh.

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Wittke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wittke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wittke 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 977 immigration records available for the last name Wittke. 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 Wittke. For the veterans among your Wittke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wittke Life Expectancy

What is the average Wittke lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Wittke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Wittke in 1950 was 30, and 93 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wittke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wittke 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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