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Whitelaw Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: habitational name from any of various places in the Scottish Borders called Whitelaw, from Old English hwit ‘white’ + hlaw ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Whitelow, Whitwell, Whittle, Whitley, White, Bigelow, Whitehall

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Whitelaw Family Origin

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Whitelaw Family Occupations

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

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  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Blacksmith

    2%
  • Dressmaker

    2%
  • Iron Moulder

    2%

In 1881, the most common Whitelaw occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 2% of Whitelaw's were Annuitants. Annuitant, Blacksmith and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whitelaw. A less common occupation for the Whitelaw family was Iron Moulder.

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Whitelaw Historical Records

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Whitelaw Life Expectancy

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