Witzke Family History

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Witzke Name Meaning

Eastern German (under Slavic influence): from a pet form of a Slavic personal name.

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


Similar surnames: Wutzke, Wittke, Totzke, Patzke, Matzke, Fitzke, Wiebke, Natzke

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Witzke Family Origin

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Witzke Family Occupations

What did your Witzke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Witzke family was Saw Mill Work. The most common Witzke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Witzke's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Witzke.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    29%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Saw Mill Work

    14%

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

Witzke Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Witzke Life Expectancy

What is the average Witzke lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Witzke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Witzke in 1953 was 38, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Witzke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Witzke 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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