Dewitt Family History
Dewitt Surname History
This Dewitt research page contains the accumulated history of the Dewitt family name made up of user-submitted content from users like you. The Dewitt family name is an old lineage that has spread all across the world for many generations, and as the name Dewitt has migrated, it has evolved making its origin difficult to unearth. Dewitt family history has a rich and complex origin whose details have been accumulated over the years by Dewitt family members.
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The evolution of Dewitt starts with it's early ancestors. Even in the early generations of a name there have been variations in that single name simply because last names were infrequently written down that long ago.
It was not uncommon for a surname to change as it enters a new country or language. Dewitt ancestors have travelled across various regions all throughout history. As Dewitt families emigrated between countries, the Dewitt name may have changed with them.
Dewitt country of origin
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The nationality of Dewitt may be complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Dewitt may be difficult to determine as result of whether the surname originated naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on professions, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).
Meaning of the last name Dewitt
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The meaning of Dewitt come may come from a craft, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Many of these trade-based family names might be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is essential to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many western names like Dewitt originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Commonly these family names are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".
- Stephen Dewitt Clinton 1857 - 1939
- Neeltje Dewitt 1711 - 1747
- Henry Dewitt Clinton 1812 - 1874
- Thomas DeWitt Marsh 1806 - 1855
- Neeltie Ten DeWitt Broeck
- Petronella De DeWitt Witt 1656 - 1724
- James Dewitt Clinton 1859 - 1938
- Martha Dewitt Eldred
- Maria Dewitt
- Mary F. Dewitt
- Alma Dewitt
- James Dewitt Chamberlin 1809 - ?
- Martha Dewitt 1776 - 1832
- Frank DeWitt Bradley 1855 - 1859
- Nancy DeWitt Eldred 1809 - ?
- Henry Dewitt
- Clinton Dewitt Woodruff 1832 - ?
- Henry DeWitt Clinton 1812 - 1874
- Jacob Dewitt
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Famous people named Dewitt
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Dewitt
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Dewitt. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Fun facts about the Dewitt family
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Dewitt spelling variations
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Dewitt were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Dewitt. Family names like Dewitt transform in their spelling as they travel across villages, family branches, and languages across time. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Dewitt family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name.