Whitehall Family History

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Whitehall Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English whit ‘white’ + halgh ‘nook’ or hall ‘hall’.

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


Similar surnames: Whitmill, Chisenhall, Whitehead, Whitwell, Whitelaw, Whitehill

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Whitehall Family Origin

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Whitehall Family Occupations

What did your Whitehall ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Whitehall occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Whitehall's were Farmers. Farmer, Builder and Doctor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whitehall. A less common occupation for the Whitehall family was Farm Laborer.

View Census data for Whitehall | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    35%
  • Builder

    6%
  • Doctor

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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

Whitehall Historical Records

What Whitehall family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Whitehall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Whitehall census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Whitehall

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Whitehall. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Whitehall. For the veterans among your Whitehall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Whitehall Life Expectancy

What is the average Whitehall lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Whitehall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Whitehall in 1959 was 39, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Whitehall

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Whitehall 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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