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Whisenant Family History

Whisenant Name Meaning
Probably a variant of an unidentified Dutch name. cf. D Weis-, wis- + -an(d)t, but I can find nothing to fit in HB, BR, HN. IGI inconclusive - 2 Dutch.

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

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Name Distribution of Whisenant Families

  • Number of Whisenant families
     37 - 71
     13 - 36
     1 - 12
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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