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Whitwell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Whitwell, for example in Dorset, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, and North Yorkshire, named from Old English hwit ‘white’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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

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Whitwell Family Origin

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Whitwell Family Occupations

What did your Whitwell ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Works On Farm

    4%

In 1880, the most common Whitwell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Whitwell's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whitwell. A less common occupation for the Whitwell family was Works On Farm.

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Whitwell Historical Records

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Whitwell Life Expectancy

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