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Whiteaker Name Meaning

English: variant of Whitaker .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Whittaker, Whitaker, Whitehair, Whitcher, Whitler, Whitmer, Whiteley

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Where is the Whiteaker family from?

You can see how Whiteaker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Whiteaker family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Whiteaker families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 8 Whiteaker families living in Kentucky. This was about 57% of all the recorded Whiteaker's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Whiteaker families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Whiteaker surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Whiteaker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Whiteaker. 29% of Whiteaker men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Whiteaker women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Whiteaker were Clerk and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Laborer
    26%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    14%
  • Saleslady
    14%
  • Seamstress
    14%
  • Housekeeper
    14%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Whiteaker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Whiteaker census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 374 immigration records available for the last name Whiteaker. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Whiteaker. For the veterans among your Whiteaker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Whiteaker lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Whiteaker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Whiteaker in 1946 was 22, and 69 in 2004.

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