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Whitlock Name Meaning

nickname for someone with white or fair hair, from Middle English whit ‘white’ + lock ‘tress’, ‘curl’. Compare Sherlock. from an Old English personal name composed of the elements wiht ‘creature’, ‘demon’ + lac ‘play’, ‘sport’.

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

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Whitlock Family Origin

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Whitlock Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Whitlock family was Farming. The most common Whitlock occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Whitlock's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whitlock.

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Whitlock Historical Records

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Whitlock Life Expectancy

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