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Wittrock Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: from Middle Low German witte ‘white’, Middle Dutch wit(te) + Middle Low German rok ‘jacket’, Middle Dutch roc(k), presumably applied as a nickname for someone who habitually wore a white jacket.

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


Similar surnames: Witthoft, Wittkopp, Wittstruck, Rothrock, Buntrock, Whitlock

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Wittrock Family Origin

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Wittrock Family Occupations

What did your Wittrock ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wittrock family was Barber. The most common Wittrock occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Wittrock's were Farmers. Farmer, Cooper and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wittrock.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Cooper

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Barber

    5%

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

Wittrock Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wittrock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wittrock 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wittrock. 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 Wittrock. For the veterans among your Wittrock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wittrock Life Expectancy

What is the average Wittrock lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Wittrock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Wittrock in 1956 was 56, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wittrock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wittrock 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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