Whitchurch Family History

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Whitchurch Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several places named Whitchurch from having a ‘white’ (Old English hwit) church, i.e. probably one built of stone, as for example in Dorset, Hampshire, Shropshire, and Somerset.

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


Similar surnames: Whitehurst, Whitworth, Whitehorn, Whitmore, Whitmarsh, Whitcomb

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Whitchurch Family Origin

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Whitchurch Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    6%
  • Bricklayer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Whitchurch family was Labourer. The most common Whitchurch occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 6% of Whitchurch's were Annuitants. Annuitant, Bricklayer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whitchurch.

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Whitchurch Historical Records

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Whitchurch Life Expectancy

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