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Whitton Name Meaning

Scottish and English: habitational name from any of various minor places so called, for example in Morebattle in the Scottish Borders, in county Durham, Greater London, Suffolk, and elsewhere, all named with Old English hwit ‘white’ (or the Old English personal name Hwita) + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Whiston, Chilton, Hatton, Winton, Hilton, Shotton, Wilton, Litton

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Whitton Family Origin

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Whitton Family Occupations

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  • School

    11%
  • Boot Maker

    8%
  • Butcher

    8%
  • Cheese Maker

    8%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Whitton family was Cheese Maker. School, Boot Maker and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whitton. The most common Whitton occupation in Canada was School. 11% of Whitton's were Schools.

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Whitton Historical Records

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Whitton Life Expectancy

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