Whittingham Family History

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Whittingham Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from places in Lancashire, Northumberland, and East Lothian, originally named in Old English as Hwitingaham ‘homestead (Old English ham) of the people of Hwita’, a byname meaning ‘white’.

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


Similar surnames: Cottingham, Whittington, Brittingham, Nottingham, Willingham

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Whittingham Family Origin

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Whittingham Family Occupations

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  • Pattern Maker

    14%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

In 1880, the most common Whittingham occupation in the USA was Pattern Maker. 14% of Whittingham's were Pattern Makers. Pattern Maker, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whittingham. A less common occupation for the Whittingham family was Laborer.

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Whittingham Historical Records

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Whittingham Life Expectancy

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