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Applewhite Family History

Applewhite Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place named Applethwaite, from Old Norse apaldr ‘apple tree’ + þveit ‘meadow’. There are two or three such places in Cumbria; Applethwaite is also recorded as a surname from the 13th century in Suffolk, England, pointing to a possible lost place name there. The form Applewhite, now found predominantly in Lincolnshire, goes back to the 16th century in Suffolk. ADM.

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

82,538 Historical Documents with Applewhite on Ancestry
15,621 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,049 Military Records
439 Immigration Records
10,819 Census and Voter Lists
52,610 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Applewhite Families

  • Number of Applewhite families
     49 - 95
     17 - 48
     1 - 16
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Applewhite families
     56 - 110
     19 - 55
     1 - 18
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Applewhite last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Applewhite Family Origin

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Applewhite Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Applewhite

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Applewhite Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Applewhite Civil War Service Records

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