Whyte Family History

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Whyte Name Meaning

Scottish, Irish, and English: variant spelling of White.

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


Similar surnames: White, Whitt, Wyse, Wayt, Witte, Waye, Kyte, Keyte, Hyde, Hoyte

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Whyte Family Origin

Where is the Whyte family from?

Whyte Family Occupations

What did your Whyte ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Whyte family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whyte. The most common Whyte occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Whyte's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Whyte Historical Records

What Whyte family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Whyte. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Whyte census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Whyte

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Whyte. 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 Whyte. For the veterans among your Whyte ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Whyte Life Expectancy

What is the average Whyte lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Whyte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Whyte in 1942 was 31, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Whyte

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Whyte 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.

Famous Whyte Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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