Whittum Family History

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Whittum Name Meaning

English or Scottish: probably a variant of Witham or Whitton.

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


Similar surnames: Whitten, Whitham, Whetham, Whetten, Whitt, Chittum, Whittet, Whitton

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Whittum Family Origin

Where is the Whittum family from?

Whittum Family Occupations

What did your Whittum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Whittum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Whittum's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whittum. A less common occupation for the Whittum family was Currier.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Carpenter

    12%
  • Currier

    6%

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

Whittum Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Whittum Life Expectancy

What is the average Whittum lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Whittum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Whittum in 1958 was 46, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Whittum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Whittum 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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