Whitson Family History

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Whitson Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from White as a personal name, or translation of any of the many Gaelic names based on fionn ‘fair’ (see Finn 1) or bán ‘white’ (see Bain 1), as for example McLennan and McBain.

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


Similar surnames: Whitton, Wilson, Watson, Kitson, Whiston, Ritson, Hutson, Whitman

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Whitson Family Origin

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Whitson Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Annuitant

    5%
  • Farm Servant

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

In 1881, the most common Whitson occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Whitson's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Whitson family was Blacksmith. Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Farm Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whitson.

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Whitson Historical Records

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Whitson Life Expectancy

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