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Whitter Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): occupational name for a whitewasher, from an agent derivative of Old English hwitian ‘to whiten’.

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


Similar surnames: Whittier, Shutter, Flitter, Witter, Winter, Whittle, Hiter, Hatter

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Whitter Family Origin

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Whitter Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    10%
  • Silk Weaver

    7%
  • Housekeeper

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Whitter occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 10% of Whitter's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Whitter family was Agricultural Labourer. Coal Miner, Silk Weaver and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whitter.

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Whitter Historical Records

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Whitter Life Expectancy

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