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Whitt Family History

Whitt Name Meaning
English (Nottingham): variant of White.Possibly also an Americanized spelling of German Witt.

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

409,566 Historical Documents with Whitt on Ancestry.com
79,341 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
9,243 Military Records
1,494 Immigration Records
40,732 Census and Voter Lists
278,756 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Whitt Families

  • Number of Whitt families
     105 - 207
     36 - 104
     1 - 35
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Whitt families
     73 - 144
     25 - 72
     1 - 24
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Whitt families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Whitt census records

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Whitt Family Origin

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Whitt Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Whitt

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Whitt Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Whitt census records

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Whitt Civil War Service Records

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