Whiddon Family History

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Whiddon Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous minor places in Devon named Whiddon. Some are named with Old English hwit ‘white’ + dun ‘hill’ or tun ‘settlement’; others with Old English hw?te ‘wheat’ + dun ‘hill’ or denu ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Whiston, Whitton, Haddon, Wilton, Hedden, Hilton, Hidden, Wheeldon

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Whiddon Family Origin

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Whiddon Family Occupations

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  • Ag Labourer

    8%
  • Farm Labourer

    8%
  • Painter

    8%
  • Bill Poster

    4%

In 1881, Ag Labourer, Farm Labourer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whiddon. A less common occupation for the Whiddon family was Bill Poster. The most common Whiddon occupation in the UK was Ag Labourer. 8% of Whiddon's were Ag Labourers.

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Whiddon Historical Records

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Whiddon Life Expectancy

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