Wittmann Family History

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Wittmann Name Meaning

occupational name from Middle Low German witman ‘council member’. from a short form of the personal name Wittich + Middle Higher German man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Rittman, Mittman, Willmann, Pittman, Wortmann, Wildman, Woltmann

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Wittmann Family Origin

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Wittmann Family Occupations

What did your Wittmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wittmann. 15% of Wittmann men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Wittmann women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wittmann were Machinist and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Secretary

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

Wittmann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Wittmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wittmann 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Wittmann. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name Wittmann. For the veterans among your Wittmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wittmann Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Wittmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Wittmann in 1950 was 43, and 78 in 2004.

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