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Ditmars Name Meaning

German: patronymic from Dittmar .

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


Similar surnames: Detmers, Ditmore, Dimmer, Dittmann, Eimers, Dittmar, Di Mare, Ditmer

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Where is the Ditmars family from?

You can see how Ditmars families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ditmars family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Ditmars families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 3 Ditmars families living in Middlesex. This was about 60% of all the recorded Ditmars's in United Kingdom. Middlesex had the highest population of Ditmars families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ditmars surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ditmars ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ditmars. 36% of Ditmars men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Ditmars women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ditmars were Farm Laborer and Housewife. .

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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

  • Farmer
    36%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Farm Laborer
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Secretary
    50%
  • Housewife
    50%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ditmars. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ditmars 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 571 immigration records available for the last name Ditmars. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ditmars. For the veterans among your Ditmars ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ditmars lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Ditmars life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Ditmars in 1960 was 55, and 88 in 2004.

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