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Whitmire Family History

Whitmire Name Meaning
Americanized form of German Wittmeyer.

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

232,948 Historical Documents with Whitmire on Ancestry.com
33,146 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,376 Military Records
594 Immigration Records
19,101 Census and Voter Lists
174,731 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Whitmire Families

  • Number of Whitmire families
     41 - 79
     14 - 40
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Whitmire families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Whitmire last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Whitmire census records

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Whitmire Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Whitmire families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Whitmire Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Whitmire 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 Whitmire

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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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Whitmire Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Whitmire census records

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Whitmire Civil War Service Records

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