Witty Name Meaning

English: nickname for a bright or inventive person, from Middle English witty ‘clever’, ‘ingenious’. It is possible that some early examples may represent a survival into Middle English of Old English witega ‘soothsayer’, and there may also have been some confusion with Whitty.

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

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Witty Family Origin

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Witty Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%
  • Merchant

    3%

In 1880, the most common Witty occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Witty's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Witty family was Merchant. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Witty.

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Witty Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Witty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Witty in 1945 was 20, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Witty

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