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Whitehouse Name Meaning

English (West Midlands especially Staffordshire): topographic name for someone who lived in a white house from Middle English whit ‘white’ + hous ‘house’ or a habitational name from a place called with these elements as for example Whittas in Cumbria. Alternatively a variant of Whittles .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Stonehouse, Brickhouse, Waterhouse, Hillhouse, Wheelhouse, Whitmore

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Where is the Whitehouse family from?

You can see how Whitehouse families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Whitehouse family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Whitehouse families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 86 Whitehouse families living in Ontario. This was about 39% of all the recorded Whitehouse's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Whitehouse families in 1911.
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What did your Whitehouse ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Whitehouse. 31% of Whitehouse men worked as a Farmer and 67% of Whitehouse women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Whitehouse were Engineer and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Engineer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Clerk
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 141,000 census records available for the last name Whitehouse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Whitehouse census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 21,000 immigration records available for the last name Whitehouse. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 13,000 military records available for the last name Whitehouse. For the veterans among your Whitehouse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Whitehouse lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Whitehouse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Whitehouse in 1948 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

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