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Iten Family History

Iten Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Ithen, from a female personal name (see Ittner).

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


Similar surnames: Iwen, Itzen, Iden, Ooten, Lien, Aten, Otten, Stein, Suen, Doten

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Where is the Iten family from?

You can see how Iten families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Iten family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Iten families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 2 Iten families living in British Columbia. This was about 67% of all the recorded Iten's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Iten families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Iten surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Iten ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Iten. 28% of Iten men worked as a Salesman and 22% of Iten women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Iten were Auto Mechanic and Secretary.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    28%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farm Laborer
    19%
  • Auto Mechanic
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    22%
  • Housewife
    22%
  • Cook
    22%
  • Secretary
    22%
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What Iten family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Iten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Iten census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 695 immigration records available for the last name Iten. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Iten. For the veterans among your Iten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Iten lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Iten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Iten in 1962 was 58, and 73 in 2004.

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