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Wittlin Family History

Wittlin Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): name from the Yiddish female personal name Vitle, a pet form of Vite (compare Witkin) + the eastern Slavic possessive suffix -in.

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


Similar surnames: Witkin, Gitlin, Mindlin, Gittler, Wittig, Wolin, Dietlin, Fitting

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Where is the Wittlin family from?

You can see how Wittlin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wittlin family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Wittlin families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Wittlin families living in Wisconsin. This was 100% of all the recorded Wittlin's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Wittlin families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wittlin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wittlin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wittlin. 34% of Wittlin men worked as a Clerk.

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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

  • Clerk
    34%
  • Proprietor
    25%
  • Salesman
    25%
  • Painter
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    100%
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Census Records

There are 646 census records available for the last name Wittlin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wittlin 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 404 immigration records available for the last name Wittlin. 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 288 military records available for the last name Wittlin. For the veterans among your Wittlin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wittlin lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Wittlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Wittlin in 1958 was 53, and 68 in 2004.

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