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Whittlesey Family History

Whittlesey Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Whittlesey, a place in Cambridgeshire, named from an unattested Old English personal name (Wittel) + Old English eg ‘island’.

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

89,291 Historical Documents with Whittlesey on Ancestry.com
12,324 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,543 Military Records
927 Immigration Records
9,373 Census and Voter Lists
63,124 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Whittlesey Families

  • Number of Whittlesey families
     18 - 33
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Whittlesey families
     22 - 41
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Whittlesey families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Whittlesey Family Origin

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Whittlesey Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Whittlesey

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Whittlesey Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Whittlesey census records

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Whittlesey Civil War Service Records

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