Whistler Family History

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Whistler Name Meaning

English: from an agent derivative of Middle English whistle (Old English hwistle, of imitative origin), hence an occupational name for a player on a pipe or flute, or possibly a nickname for an habitual whistler.

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


Similar surnames: Whittier, Whitter, Weisler, Whitley, Thistle, Weisser, Whisler

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Whistler Family Origin

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Whistler Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    11%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Agri Labourer

    5%
  • (Retired Wine Merchant)

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Whistler family was (Retired Wine Merchant). Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Agri Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whistler. The most common Whistler occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 11% of Whistler's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Whistler Historical Records

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Whistler Life Expectancy

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