Whitecotton Family History

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Whitecotton Name Meaning

Origin unidentified; apparently a compound of White + Cotton, but the history is obscure.

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


Similar surnames: Whitton, Whittington, Whitehorn, Whitelow, Whiston, Whitehouse

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Whitecotton Family Origin

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Whitecotton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Whitecotton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Whitecotton's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whitecotton. A less common occupation for the Whitecotton family was Farm Laborer.

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Whitecotton Historical Records

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Whitecotton Life Expectancy

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