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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

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Whitworth Family Origin

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Whitworth Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    27%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Farmerson

    18%
  • Blacksmith

    9%

In 1881, the most common Whitworth occupation in Canada was Laborer. 27% of Whitworth's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Farmerson were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whitworth. A less common occupation for the Whitworth family was Blacksmith.

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Whitworth Historical Records

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Whitworth Life Expectancy

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