Whiting Family History

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Whiting Name Meaning

English: patronymic from White.

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


Similar surnames: Whitling, Witting, Whitting, Whitby, Whitton, Wilding, Whitmill

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Whiting Family Origin

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Whiting Family Occupations

What did your Whiting ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whiting. The most common Whiting occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Whiting's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Whiting family was Carpenter.

View Census data for Whiting | Data not to scale

  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Farm Labourer

    2%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Whiting Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Whiting. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Whiting census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Whiting

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Whiting. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Whiting. For the veterans among your Whiting ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Whiting Life Expectancy

What is the average Whiting lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Whiting life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Whiting in 1940 was 56, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Whiting

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Whiting 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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