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Whitehurst Name Meaning

English (mainly Cheshire): habitational name from a place in West Staffordshire named Whitehurst, probably from Old English hwit ‘white’ + hyrst ‘wooded hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Whitchurch, Hawxhurst, Whitehouse, Bringhurst, Akehurst, Smethurst

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Whitehurst Family Origin

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Whitehurst Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Coalminer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Whitehurst family was Coalminer. Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whitehurst. The most common Whitehurst occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Whitehurst's were Farmers.

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Whitehurst Historical Records

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Whitehurst Life Expectancy

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