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Whitehorn Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Whithorn near Wigtown, named with Old English hwit ‘white’ + ærn ‘house’. The settlement is said to have been established in the 5th century by St. Ninian, and named from the white stone church built by him.

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

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Whitehorn Family Origin

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Whitehorn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Whitehorn family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whitehorn. The most common Whitehorn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Whitehorn's were Farmers.

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Whitehorn Life Expectancy

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