Whitmarsh Family History

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Whitmarsh Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Whitemarsh, a place in the parish of Sedgehill, Wiltshire, named from Old English hwit ‘white’ (i.e. ‘phosphorescent’) + mersc ‘marsh’. Compare Whitmore.

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


Similar surnames: Whitmore, Whitworth, Whitchurch, Whitehurst, Whitford, Whitaker

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Whitmarsh Family Origin

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Whitmarsh Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, the most common Whitmarsh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Whitmarsh's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whitmarsh. A less common occupation for the Whitmarsh family was Carpenter.

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Whitmarsh Historical Records

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Whitmarsh Life Expectancy

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