Whittenburg Family History

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Whittenburg Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Wittenberg or Wittenburg.

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

Similar surnames: Whittenberg, Wittenburg, Wittenberg, Rivenburg, Hillenburg, Whitener

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Whittenburg Family Origin

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Whittenburg Family Occupations

What did your Whittenburg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Whittenburg. 28% of Whittenburg men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Whittenburg women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Whittenburg were Truck Driver and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farming
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Clerk

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

Whittenburg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Whittenburg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Whittenburg 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 131 immigration records available for the last name Whittenburg. 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 Card

There are 890 military records available for the last name Whittenburg. For the veterans among your Whittenburg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Whittenburg Life Expectancy

What is the average Whittenburg lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Whittenburg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Whittenburg in 1959 was 50, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Whittenburg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Whittenburg 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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