Whitebread Family History
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Whitebread Name Meaning
English: metonymic occupational name for a baker or seller of white bread, from Old English hwit ‘white’ or hw?te ‘wheat’ + bread ‘bread’. White bread, considered the best bread, was made from wheat flour. In some cases, perhaps a translation of the German cognate Weisbrot.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Whitehead, Whitefield, Whitfield, Whitmore, Whitelaw, Whitford