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Witzig Family History

Witzig Name Meaning
German: nickname from Middle High German witzic ‘clever’, ‘prudent’, ‘knowing’.

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

11,292 Historical Documents with Witzig on Ancestry.ca
3,608 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
505 Military Records
384 Immigration Records
1,694 Census and Voter Lists
5,101 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Witzig Families

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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1851 Canada Census Data

Witzig census records

You can use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Witzig surname lived over the years.

While the questions in census records vary from place to place, and year to year, you can generally find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, occupations, etc.

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Witzig Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.ca. You can find out where the majority of the Witzig families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Witzig Immigration Information (CA)

from the Canadian Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Witzig families immigrated to Canada. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Witzig Family Occupations

from 1881 CA Census Data

Witzig census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Witzig ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Military Service by Witzig

Did the Witzigs fight in a war? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation and even physical descriptions.

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