Whitener Family History

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Whitener Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Weidner or Weisner.

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


Similar surnames: Whitner, Widener, Whitmer, Hittner, Whitmyer, Whitmeyer, Whitesel

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Whitener Family Origin

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Whitener Family Occupations

What did your Whitener ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Whitener family was Farm Laborer. The most common Whitener occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Whitener's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whitener.

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Farming

    19%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Whitener Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Whitener. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Whitener 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 Whitener

Passenger List

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

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Whitener Life Expectancy

What is the average Whitener lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Whitener life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Whitener in 1942 was 25, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Whitener

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Whitener 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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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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