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Whitehorn Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Whithorn near Wigtown, named with Old English hwit ‘white’ + ærn ‘house’. The settlement is said to have been established in the 5th century by St. Ninian, and named from the white stone church built by him.

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


Similar surnames: Whiteford, Whitmore, Whitton, Whitford, Whitchurch, Whitelow

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Whitehorn Family Origin

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Whitehorn Family Occupations

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  • Candy Maker

    50%
  • Clerk

    50%

In 1881, Candy Maker and Clerk were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Whitehorn. The most common Whitehorn occupation in Canada was Candy Maker. 50% of Whitehorn's were Candy Makers.

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