Whitehouse Family History

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Whitehouse Name Meaning

English (widespread, but especially common in the West Midlands): topographic name for someone who lived in a white house, from Middle English whit ‘white’ + hous ‘house’, or a habitational name from a place named with these elements, as for example Whittas in Cumbria.

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


Similar surnames: Stonehouse, Brickhouse, Waterhouse, Hillhouse, Wheelhouse, Whitmore

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Whitehouse Family Origin

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Whitehouse Family Occupations

What did your Whitehouse ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Whitehouse. 1% of Whitehouse men worked as a General Labourer and 52% of Whitehouse women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Whitehouse were Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Dut

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    1%
  • Builders Labourer
    1%
  • Colliery Hewer
    1%
  • Bricklayer
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    52%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
    2%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Whitehouse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 141,000 census records available for the last name Whitehouse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Whitehouse 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 21,000 immigration records available for the last name Whitehouse. 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 13,000 military records available for the last name Whitehouse. For the veterans among your Whitehouse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Whitehouse Life Expectancy

What is the average Whitehouse lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Whitehouse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Whitehouse in 1948 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Whitehouse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Whitehouse 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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