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Whitten Family History

Whitten Name Meaning
Scottish, English, and northern Irish: variant of Whitton.

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

419,506 Historical Documents with Whitten on Ancestry.com
89,158 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
16,545 Military Records
4,176 Immigration Records
65,871 Census and Voter Lists
243,756 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Whitten Families

  • Number of Whitten families
     79 - 156
     27 - 78
     1 - 26
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Whitten families
     63 - 124
     22 - 62
     1 - 21
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Whitten families
     19 - 35
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Whitten census records

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Whitten 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 Whitten families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Whitten Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Whitten 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 Whitten

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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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Whitten Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Whitten census records

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Whitten Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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