Whitis Family History

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Whitis Name Meaning

Probably a reduced form of English Whitehouse. Compare Whitus.

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


Similar surnames: Whitus, Whited, Whites, White, Witts, Kitts, Hicks, Hils, Wilms

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Whitis Family Origin

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Whitis Family Occupations

What did your Whitis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Whitis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Whitis's were Farmers. Farmer, Brick Mason and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whitis. A less common occupation for the Whitis family was At Home.

View Census data for Whitis | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    52%
  • Brick Mason

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • At Home

    5%

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

Whitis Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Whitis Life Expectancy

What is the average Whitis lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Whitis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Whitis in 1956 was 53, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Whitis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Whitis 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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