Whitson Family History

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Whitson Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from White as a personal name, or translation of any of the many Gaelic names based on fionn ‘fair’ (see Finn 1) or bán ‘white’ (see Bain 1), as for example McLennan and McBain.

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

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Whitson Family Origin

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Whitson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Whitson family was Laborer. The most common Whitson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Whitson's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whitson.

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Whitson Historical Records

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Whitson Life Expectancy

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