Wittmeyer Family History

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Wittmeyer Name Meaning

distinguishing name for a tenant farmer (see Meyer) who lived by a wood or copse (Middle High German wite). possibly also a variant of Widmeyer.

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


Similar surnames: Wiedmeyer, Wedemeyer, Eickmeyer, Holtmeyer, Tiemeyer, Kiffmeyer

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Wittmeyer Family Origin

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Wittmeyer Family Occupations

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  • Brewer

    20%
  • Clergyman

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Shoemaker

    20%

In 1880, the most common Wittmeyer occupation in the USA was Brewer. 20% of Wittmeyer's were Brewers. Brewer, Clergyman and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wittmeyer. A less common occupation for the Wittmeyer family was Shoemaker.

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Wittmeyer Historical Records

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Wittmeyer Life Expectancy

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