Whiddon Family History

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Whiddon Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous minor places in Devon named Whiddon. Some are named with Old English hwit ‘white’ + dun ‘hill’ or tun ‘settlement’; others with Old English hw?te ‘wheat’ + dun ‘hill’ or denu ‘valley’.

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

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Whiddon Family Origin

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Whiddon Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, the most common Whiddon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Whiddon's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whiddon. A less common occupation for the Whiddon family was Farming.

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Whiddon Historical Records

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Whiddon Life Expectancy

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