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Whitledge Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin; perhaps from an unidentified or lost place name, or an arbitrarily altered form of Whitley.

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


Similar surnames: Rutledge, White, Elledge, Whitney, Whiles, Whitler, Whitner, Whitling

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Where is the Whitledge family from?

You can see how Whitledge families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Whitledge family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Whitledge families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Whitledge family living in Alberta. This was 100% of all the recorded Whitledge's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Whitledge families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Whitledge surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Whitledge ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Whitledge. 24% of Whitledge men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Whitledge women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Whitledge were Farm Laborer and Salesman.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Truck Driver
    11%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    24%
  • Housewife
    24%
  • Saleslady
    24%
  • Salesman
    16%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Whitledge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Whitledge 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 105 immigration records available for the last name Whitledge. 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 529 military records available for the last name Whitledge. For the veterans among your Whitledge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Whitledge lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Whitledge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Whitledge in 1952 was 57, and 74 in 2004.

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