Whitmill Family History

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Whitmill Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived at a mill where wheat was milled, from Middle English whit ‘white’ (a reference to the color of wheatflour) + mille ‘mill’.

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


Similar surnames: Mill, Whitehall, Whittier, Whitwell, Whitman, Whitmore, Will, Hamill

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Whitmill Family Origin

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Whitmill Family Occupations

What did your Whitmill ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whitmill. A less common occupation for the Whitmill family was Keeping House. The most common Whitmill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Whitmill's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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

Whitmill Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Whitmill Life Expectancy

What is the average Whitmill lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Whitmill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Whitmill in 1964 was 81, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Whitmill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Whitmill 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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