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Dittmann Name Meaning

German: variant of Dittmar . In eastern Germany this form has been used for Dittmar since the 15th century.

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

Similar surnames: Wittmann, Dettmann, Dittman, Zitzmann, Rottmann, Pittman, Guttmann

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Where is the Dittmann family from?

You can see how Dittmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dittmann family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Dittmann families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 5 Dittmann families living in Lancashire. This was about 56% of all the recorded Dittmann's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Dittmann families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dittmann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dittmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dittmann. 18% of Dittmann men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Dittmann women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dittmann were Truck Driver and Telephone Operator. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
  • Secretary
  • Bookkeeper
  • Telephone Operator
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Dittmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dittmann 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Dittmann. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Dittmann. For the veterans among your Dittmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dittmann lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Dittmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Dittmann in 1955 was 59, and 84 in 2004.

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