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Whiteside Name Meaning

English (Lancashire) and Scottish (also northern Ireland): probably a habitational name from any of various minor places named Whiteside, from Old English hwit ‘white’ + side ‘slope (of a hill)’. Reaney, however, quotes early forms without prepositions and derives the surname from a nickname.

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


Similar surnames: Whitelaw, Whittle, Woodside, Whitefield, Whitling, Whitestone, White

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Whiteside Family Origin

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Whiteside Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Joiner

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whiteside. A less common occupation for the Whiteside family was Joiner. The most common Whiteside occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Whiteside's were Farmers.

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Whiteside Historical Records

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Whiteside Life Expectancy

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