Whitt Family History

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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

What did your Whitt ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Framework Knitter

    9%
  • Frame W Knitter

    7%
  • Tailor

    7%
  • Baker

    4%

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

Whitt Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

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

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Whitt Life Expectancy

What is the average Whitt lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Whitt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Whitt 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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