Whitmill Family History
Whitmill Name Meaning
English (Oxfordshire and Northamptonshire): occupational name from the recorded Middle English compound whete-mele from whete ‘wheat’ + mele ‘meal flour’ perhaps denoting a miller who ground wheat flour or someone who baked or sold white bread. Compare Whitebread . Alternatively the surname could be a topographic name from Middle English whit ‘white’ + milne ‘mill’ for a person who lived at a place described or named in this way but no place with this name has been identified.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022