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Whittall Name Meaning

English: variant of Whittle found mainly in the Welsh Marches (Radnorshire) and West Midlands (Shropshire and Worcestershire) or a variant of Whitehall .

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

Similar surnames: Whittle, Whitt, Kittell, Wiswall, Whittley, Whitham, Whitfill

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Where is the Whittall family from?

You can see how Whittall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Whittall family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Whittall families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 20 Whittall families living in Quebec. This was about 57% of all the recorded Whittall's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Whittall families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Whittall surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Whittall ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Student was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Whittall. 34% of Whittall men worked as a Student. .

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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

  • Student
  • Labourer
  • Farmer
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Whittall. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Whittall. For the veterans among your Whittall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Whittall lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Whittall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Whittall in 1962 was 74, and 87 in 2004.

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