Whitlock Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Woodlock, Sherlock, Willock, Shedlock, Hillock, Hurlock, Whitbeck

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Whitlock Family Origin

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Whitlock Family Occupations

What did your Whitlock ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, 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. A less common occupation for the Whitlock family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Whitlock Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Whitlock Life Expectancy

What is the average Whitlock lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Whitlock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Whitlock in 1942 was 46, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Whitlock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Whitlock 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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