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Whitner Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized form of German Wittner, a habitational name from any of several places named Witten (for example, on the Ruhr) or Wittenau (for example, near Berlin and in Silesia). Perhaps also an Americanized spelling of German Weissener (see Wisener).

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


Similar surnames: Heitner, Whitmer, Whisner, Whitener, Weiner, Whitaker, Hiner, Whitley

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Whitner Family Origin

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Whitner Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    67%
  • Dressmaker

    33%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer and Dressmaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Whitner. The most common Whitner occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 67% of Whitner's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Whitner Life Expectancy

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