Whitehair Family History

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Whitehair Name Meaning

English: variant, altered by folk etymology, of Whittier. Americanized form of German Weishaar.

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


Similar surnames: Whiteman, Whitener, Whitenack, Whitehead, Whitmoyer, White, Whitner

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Whitehair Family Origin

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Whitehair Family Occupations

What did your Whitehair ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Whitehair occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 10% of Whitehair's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Whitehair family was Coach Builder. Blacksmith, Blacksmith & Farmer Of 14 Acres and Charwoman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whitehair.

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  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • Blacksmith & Farmer Of 14 Acres

    10%
  • Charwoman

    10%
  • Coach Builder

    10%

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

Whitehair Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Whitehair. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Whitehair. For the veterans among your Whitehair ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Whitehair Life Expectancy

What is the average Whitehair lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Whitehair life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Whitehair in 1944 was 24, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Whitehair

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Whitehair 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.

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