Whitling Family History

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Whitling Name Meaning

possibly from an unattested Old English personal name, e.g. Wihtling or Hwitling. alternatively, a habitational name from Whitlinge, in Worcestershire, named from Old English hwit ‘white’ + hlinc ‘ridge’.

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

Similar surnames: Willing, Helling, Worthing, Harling, Whitley, Wilding, Witting

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Whitling Family Origin

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Whitling Family Occupations

What did your Whitling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Whitling family was Clock Maker And Jeweler. The most common Whitling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Whitling's were Farmers. Farmer, Artist and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whitling.

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  • Farmer

  • Artist

  • Carpenter

  • Clock Maker And Jeweler


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

Whitling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Whitling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Whitling 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 279 immigration records available for the last name Whitling. 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 485 military records available for the last name Whitling. For the veterans among your Whitling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Whitling Life Expectancy

What is the average Whitling lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Whitling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Whitling in 1944 was 25, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Whitling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Whitling 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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