Whiting Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Whiting Name Meaning: Taken from the Anglo-Saxon word 'hwita' which means 'the white one'.

Possibly a name given to someone with white hair or a pale complection.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Whiting Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Whiting family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 222
Female Servant 160
Independent 68
Labourer 66
Male Servant 42
Shoe Maker 33
Farmer 33
Mason 26
Lace Maker 16
Carpenter 16
Butcher 15
Dress Maker 13
Blacksmith 12
Pupil 12
Independant 9
Weaver 9
Gardener 8
Stone Mason 8
Wheelwright 7
Ag Labourer 7
Apprentice 7
Laundress 7
Brick Layer 7
Woollen Cloth Weaver 6
Joiner 6

Whiting Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Whiting 100% 41,751
2 Whitting 88% 3,642
3 Whiteing 88% 417

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