Whitt Name Meaning

English (Nottingham): variant of White. Possibly also an Americanized spelling of German Witt.

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


Similar surnames: Witt, White, Hitt, Waitt, Whitty, Chitty, Shutt, Whyte, Litt, Wirt

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Whitt Family Origin

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Whitt Family Occupations

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  • Framework Knitter

    9%
  • Frame W Knitter

    7%
  • Tailor

    7%
  • Baker

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Whitt family was Baker. The most common Whitt occupation in the UK was Framework Knitter. 9% of Whitt's were Framework Knitters. Framework Knitter, Frame W Knitter and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whitt.

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Whitt Historical Records

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Whitt Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Whitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Whitt in 1941 was 35, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Whitt

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