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Witten name meaning

Last Name
3k
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Witten mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Witten

User Submitted Origins

German
50%
English
46%
Hebrew
4%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Arizona, U.S. says the name Witten is of English origin and means "German city".
  2. A user from Indiana, U.S. says the name Witten is of German origin and means "A city on the Ruhr in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany".
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Witten

Notable Persons With the Last Name Witten

Edward Witten

Edward Witten is a scientist in the fields of theoretical physics and superstring theory. Edward was born on August 26th, 1951 in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.

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Jason Witten

Jason Witten is a football player for the Dallas Cowboys. Jason was born on May 6th, 1982 in Elizabethton, Tennessee.

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Louis W. Witten

Louis W. Witten is a scientist in the fields of theoretical physics and gravity. Louis was born on April 13th, 1921 in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Jesse Witten

Jesse was born on October 15th, 1982.

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Matt Witten

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Ian H. Witten

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  • Samuel M. Witten

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Witten U.S.
  White 86.35% 64.26%
  African American 7.79% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.63% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.48% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.08% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.67% 16.26%

Of Last Name Witten

People with the last name Witten are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Witten

  • How Popular is the name Witten? Witten is the 13,532nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Witten was the 11,631st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Witten have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 709 babies born with the first name Witten in the United States. That's more than enough people named Witten to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Witten? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2007 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Witten first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Witten is Tuesday, November 30th, 1897.
  • What year had the most people named Witten born? The highest recorded use of the first name Witten was in 2018 with a total of 127 babies.
  • Random Witten Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Witten is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 25 babies in Texas have the same name in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Witten: The name spelled backwards is Nettiw. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Etwtni. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Witten? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,695 people with the last name Witten.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Witten? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Witten as their last name since less than 1 person in 110k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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