Applewhite Family History

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Applewhite Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place named Applethwaite, from Old Norse apaldr ‘apple tree’ + þveit ‘meadow’. There are two or three such places in Cumbria; Applethwaite is also recorded as a surname from the 13th century in Suffolk, England, pointing to a possible lost place name there. The form Applewhite, now found predominantly in Lincolnshire, goes back to the 16th century in Suffolk.

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

Similar surnames: Applegarth, Appleberry, Appleby, Appleton, Leite, Apple, Appleyard

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Applewhite Family Origin

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Applewhite Family Occupations

What did your Applewhite ancestors do for a living?

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

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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In 1880, the most common Applewhite occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Applewhite's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Applewhite. A less common occupation for the Applewhite family was Farm Laborer.

Source: Census data for Applewhite | Data not to scale

Applewhite Historical Records

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Applewhite Life Expectancy

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