Witek Family History

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Witek Name Meaning

from the personal name Wit, a short form of Witold, a derivative of Lithuanian Vytautas, a compound of vyti ‘to guide’ + tauta ‘the people’. from a pet form of another personal name Wit with a different etymology, namely a derivative of Latin Vitus, from vita ‘life’. Compare Italian Vito.

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

Similar surnames: Vitek, Witko, Tite, Eitel, Wittek, Ficek, Wolek, Wien, Wincek, Winter

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Witek Family Origin

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Witek Family Occupations

What did your Witek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Witek. 17% of Witek men worked as a Laborer and 5% of Witek women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Witek were Farm Laborer and Janitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Miner
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
  • House Work
  • Housework
  • Janitress

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

Witek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Witek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Witek 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Witek. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Witek. For the veterans among your Witek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Witek Life Expectancy

What is the average Witek lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Witek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Witek in 1944 was 21, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Witek

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