Whiten Family History

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Whiten Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Whitton.

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

Similar surnames: Whitten, Whiton, Whitler, Whiles, Whetten, Wroten, Whilden, Whitely

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Whiten Family Origin

Where is the Whiten family from?

Whiten Family Occupations

What did your Whiten ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming

  • Laborer


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

Whiten Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Whiten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Whiten 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 478 immigration records available for the last name Whiten. 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 Whiten. For the veterans among your Whiten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Whiten Life Expectancy

What is the average Whiten lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Whiten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Whiten in 1949 was 22, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Whiten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Whiten 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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