Whiddon Family History

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Whiddon Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous minor places in Devon named Whiddon. Some are named with Old English hwit ‘white’ + dun ‘hill’ or tun ‘settlement’; others with Old English hw?te ‘wheat’ + dun ‘hill’ or denu ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Whiston, Whitton, Haddon, Wilton, Hedden, Hilton, Hidden, Wheeldon

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Whiddon Family Origin

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Whiddon Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Shoe Maker

    50%

In 1881, Farmer and Shoe Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Whiddon. The most common Whiddon occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Whiddon's were Farmers.

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Whiddon Historical Records

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Whiddon Life Expectancy

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