Whitfill Family History

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Whitfill Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Whitfield.

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


Similar surnames: Whitmill, Whittall, Whitfield, Woodfill, Whitis, Whitting, Whitely

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Whitfill Family Origin

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Whitfill Family Occupations

What did your Whitfill ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Whitfill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Whitfill's were Farmers. Farmer and Butcher were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Whitfill.

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Butcher

    25%

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

Whitfill Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Whitfill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Whitfill 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Whitfill. 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 Whitfill. For the veterans among your Whitfill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Whitfill Life Expectancy

What is the average Whitfill lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Whitfill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Whitfill in 1958 was 46, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Whitfill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Whitfill 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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