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Whitehorn Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Whithorn near Wigtown, named with Old English hwit ‘white’ + ærn ‘house’. The settlement is said to have been established in the 5th century by St. Ninian, and named from the white stone church built by him.

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


Similar surnames: Whiteford, Whitmore, Whitton, Whitford, Whitchurch, Whitelow

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Whitehorn Family Origin

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Whitehorn Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    7%
  • Gardener

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Laundress

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Whitehorn family was Laundress. The most common Whitehorn occupation in the UK was Labourer. 7% of Whitehorn's were Labourers. Labourer, Gardener and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whitehorn.

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Whitehorn Historical Records

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Whitehorn Life Expectancy

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