Whitbeck Family History

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Whitbeck Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several minor places in northern England called Whitbeck. One in Cumbria is named with Old Norse hvítr ‘white’ + bekkr ‘stream’.

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

Similar surnames: Witbeck, Whitwell, Whitby, Whitley, Raisbeck, Whitlock, Harbeck

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Whitbeck Family Origin

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Whitbeck Family Occupations

What did your Whitbeck ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whitbeck. A less common occupation for the Whitbeck family was Farm Laborer. The most common Whitbeck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Whitbeck's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Whitbeck ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Whitbeck Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Whitbeck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Whitbeck census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 573 immigration records available for the last name Whitbeck. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Whitbeck. For the veterans among your Whitbeck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Whitbeck Life Expectancy

What is the average Whitbeck lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Whitbeck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Whitbeck in 1954 was 49, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Whitbeck 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.

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