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Whittle Name Meaning

habitational name from any of various places named Whittle, especially one in Lancashire, named from Old English hwit ‘white’ + hyll ‘hill’. variant of Whitwell.

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


Similar surnames: Whitton, Whitley, Wintle, Whitmore, Whitty, Little, Whitter, Whittley

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Whittle Family Origin

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Whittle Family Occupations

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

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Cotton Weaver

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whittle. The most common Whittle occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Whittle's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Whittle family was Cotton Weaver.

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Whittle Historical Records

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Whittle Life Expectancy

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