Whitworth Family History
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Whitworth Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of several places named Whitworth, from the Old English byname Hwita meaning ‘white’ (or the adjective hwit ‘white’) + Old English worð ‘enclosure’. The chief places of this name are in County Durham and Lancashire, but the surname is fairly evenly distributed throughout northern England and the Midlands.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Wentworth, Walworth, Whitmore, Whitton, Dilworth, Hepworth, Unsworth