14-Day Free Trial GIVE ME ACCESS

Willhite Family History

Willhite Name Meaning
Of German origin: see Wilhite.

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

79,525 Historical Documents with Willhite on Ancestry
14,704 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,489 Military Records
151 Immigration Records
9,631 Census and Voter Lists
52,550 Member Trees

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Name Distribution of Willhite Families

  • Number of Willhite families
     32 - 61
     11 - 31
     1 - 10
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Willhite families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Willhite last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Willhite census records

You can see how Willhite families moved over time by selecting different Census years.

Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

View all Willhite census records >

Willhite Family Origin

Find out where people with the family name Willhite lived before coming to the United States. Using Ancestry, you can search through passenger arrival records, naturalization records, border crossings, emigration records, passport applications, and even convict transportation records.

Average Life Expectancy for Willhite

Click on a circle in the chart to view Willhite birth and death records

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.

The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

View all Willhite ancestors in the SSDI

Willhite Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Willhite census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Willhite ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

View all Willhite census records >

Willhite Civil War Service Records

Click to view veteran service records

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

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

View all Willhite military records >

Message Board about Willhite 78 Threads, 57 Messages

Look up another family name