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Whitehair Family History

Whitehair Name Meaning
English: variant, altered by folk etymology, of Whittier.Americanized form of German Weishaar.

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

40,696 Historical Documents with Whitehair on Ancestry.com
8,690 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,011 Military Records
270 Immigration Records
5,671 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Whitehair Families

  • Number of Whitehair families
     32 - 62
     11 - 31
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Whitehair families
     20 - 38
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Whitehair last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Whitehair census records

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Whitehair Family Origin

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Whitehair Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Whitehair families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Whitehair

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Whitehair Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Whitehair census records

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Whitehair Civil War Service Records

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