Witz Family History

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Witz Name Meaning

from the medieval personal name Witzo, a short form of any of several Germanic compound names beginning with wig ‘battle’. variant of Witzig.

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

Similar surnames: Wintz, Wiltz, Sitz, Wisz, Pitz, Witt, Watz, Hitz, Litz, Ritz

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Witz Family Origin

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Witz Family Occupations

What did your Witz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Witz. 7% of Witz men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Witz women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Witz were Clerk and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Housework

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

Witz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Witz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Witz 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 Witz. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Witz. For the veterans among your Witz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Witz Life Expectancy

What is the average Witz lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Witz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Witz in 1948 was 40, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Witz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Witz 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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