Whitlock Family History

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Whitlock Name Meaning

nickname for someone with white or fair hair, from Middle English whit ‘white’ + lock ‘tress’, ‘curl’. Compare Sherlock. from an Old English personal name composed of the elements wiht ‘creature’, ‘demon’ + lac ‘play’, ‘sport’.

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


Similar surnames: Woodlock, Sherlock, Willock, Shedlock, Hillock, Hurlock, Whitbeck

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Whitlock Family Origin

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Whitlock Family Occupations

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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Bricklayer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Whitlock family was Bricklayer. The most common Whitlock occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Whitlock's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whitlock.

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Whitlock Historical Records

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Whitlock Life Expectancy

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