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Whitecotton Family History

Whitecotton Name Meaning
Origin unidentified; apparently a compound of White + Cotton, but the history is obscure.

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

66,465 Historical Documents with Whitecotton on Ancestry.com
7,171 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,076 Military Records
165 Immigration Records
4,492 Census and Voter Lists
53,561 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Whitecotton Families

  • Number of Whitecotton families
     16 - 29
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Whitecotton families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Whitecotton last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Whitecotton census records

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Whitecotton Family Origin

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Whitecotton Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Whitecotton

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Whitecotton Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Whitecotton census records

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Whitecotton Civil War Service Records

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