Witt Family History
Witt Surname History
This Witt origins and history page contains the contributed history of the Witt family name made up of user-contributed content from other AncientFaces users. The last name Witt is an old lineage that has spread all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Witt has migrated, it has evolved making its history tricky to piece together. Witt family history has a rich and complex origin whose details have been accumulated over the years by Witt family members.
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The evolution of Witt starts with it's early ancestors. Even in the early generations of a name there are different spellings of that name simply because family names were infrequently written down that long ago.
It was commonplace for a last name to change as it enters a new country or language. Witt ancestors have migrated around different countries all throughout history. As Witt families emigrated between countries and languages, the Witt name may have changed with them.
Witt country of origin
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The nationality of Witt is often complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Witt may be in dispute based on whether the surname came about organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a professional trade, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).
Meaning of the last name Witt
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The meaning of Witt come may come from a trade, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. A lot of these trade-based last names might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many modern names like Witt originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Commonly these names relate to a religious expression such as "Grace of God".
- Richard Witt 1860 - ?
- Moses Witt Stamps 1772 - 1850
- Blanche Lee Witt
- Abigail Witt
- Nina Witt (Hawk)
- Joseph Nathaniel Witt
- Sarah Witt Potter 1694 - ?
- Lillie Daisy Parker Witt 1888 - ?
- Elizabeth Witt Calvert 1772 - 1806
- Mae Witt (States)
- Rhoda Witt Witt Stamps 1769 - 1867
- Andrew (Andy) Witt
- Elizabeth Witt 1703 - 1758
- Bert Witt
- Elizabeth Witt 1642 - ?
- Mary F Jenkins Witt 1919 - ?
- Amelia R. Beecher Beecher 1862 - 1924
- Mills Witt Calvert 1799 - 1849
- Erma Witt (Hawk)
Witt Family Tree
Famous people named Witt
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Witt
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Witt. 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 Witt family
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Witt spelling variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Witt were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Witt. Surnames like Witt vary in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family unions, and languages across time. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Witt name are important to understanding the history of the name.