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Whittington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of a large number of places called Whittington, for example in Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, Warwickshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Lancashire, and Northumberland. The place name could mean ‘Hwita’s settlement’ (Old English Hwitantun), ‘settlement associated with Hwita’ (Old English Hwitingtun), or ‘(at the) white settlement’ (Old English (æt ð?m) hwitan tune).

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

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Whittington Family Origin

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Whittington Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Whittington family was Farm Laborer. The most common Whittington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Whittington's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whittington.

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Whittington Historical Records

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Whittington Life Expectancy

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