Wilhite Family History
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Wilhite Name Meaning
German: Americanized spelling of Willeit, a variant of Willeitner, a habitational name from a more recent form of the place name Weillitnen in northern Bavaria. Willeit is probably also a topographic name from Middle High German wil ‘small settlement’ + leite ‘slope’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press