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Whitton Name Meaning

Scottish and English: habitational name from any of various minor places so called, for example in Morebattle in the Scottish Borders, in county Durham, Greater London, Suffolk, and elsewhere, all named with Old English hwit ‘white’ (or the Old English personal name Hwita) + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Whiston, Chilton, Hatton, Winton, Hilton, Shotton, Wilton, Litton

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Whitton Family Origin

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Whitton Family Occupations

What did your Whitton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Whitton occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Whitton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Whitton family was Agricultural Labourer. Farmer, Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whitton.

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%

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Whitton Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Whitton ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Whitton Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, Whitton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Whitton in 1947 was 35, and 75 in 2004.

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