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Whitmill Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived at a mill where wheat was milled, from Middle English whit ‘white’ (a reference to the color of wheatflour) + mille ‘mill’.

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


Similar surnames: Mill, Whitehall, Whittier, Whitwell, Whitman, Whitmore, Will, Hamill

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Whitmill Family Origin

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Whitmill Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Whitmill ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whitmill. The most common Whitmill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Whitmill's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Whitmill family was Keeping House.

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Whitmill Historical Records

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Whitmill Life Expectancy

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