Whitty Family History

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Whitty Name Meaning

habitational name from an unidentified place named with Old English hwit ‘white’ + eg ‘island’ or (ge)hæg ‘enclosure’. nickname for someone with unusually pale eyes, from Middle English whit ‘white’ + eye ‘eye’.

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


Similar surnames: Chitty, Whitby, White, Whitney, Witty, Witt, Whitton, Witte, Whitley

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Whitty Family Origin

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Whitty Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Scholar

    11%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Clerk

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, Scholar and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whitty. A less common occupation for the Whitty family was Clerk. The most common Whitty occupation in Canada was Farmer. 26% of Whitty's were Farmers.

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Whitty Historical Records

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Whitty Life Expectancy

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