Whitney Family History
Whitney Surname History
Whitney family history has a complex evolution of which the particulars can be pieced together by Whitney family members. This Whitney history and genealogy page contains the accumulated history of the Whitney surname made up of user-contributed content from other users interested in the Whitney family. The last name Whitney is an old lineage that has migrated all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Whitney has spread, it has changed making its history challenging to uncover.
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The evolution of Whitney begins with the origins of thelast name. Even in the early generations of a name there are changes in that name simply because family names were infrequently written down that long ago.
As Whitney families moved between countries and languages, the Whitney name may have changed with them. It was common for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language. Whitney family members have travelled around different countries all throughout history.
Whitney country of origin
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The nationality of Whitney can be complicated to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Whitney may be in dispute based on whether the name came about organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a profession, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker).
Meaning of the last name Whitney
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The meaning of Whitney come may come from a trade, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these profession-based last names may be a profession in some other language. This is why it is essential to know the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Whitney originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. Often these names relate to a religious expression such as "Grace of God".
- Mary Jane Bishop Whitney
- Laura Whitney Babcock
- Damaris Damaris Whitney 1707 - 1787
- Elizabeth Whitney Whitney 1690 - 1728
- Martha Howe Whitney 1669 - 1721
- Reverend Phinehas Whitney 1740 - 1819
- Jonathan Whitney 1659 - 1735
- Sarah Whitney Foote 1723 - 1794
- Flora Whitney Steele
- John Whitney, Sr. 1645 - ?
- Eustace (de Whitney) Whitney, Sir 1411 - 1468
- Ida luella (whitney) pierson 1858 - ?
- Daniel Whitney 1710 - 1779
- John Whitney 1662 - 1735
- Elizabeth S Whitney
- Mary Ardith Whitney 1918 - ?
- Elizabeth Eleanor Whitney Blount 1414 - ?
- William Whitney, Jr. 1701 - 1761
- David Whitney, Jr. 1805 - ?
- Sarah Haven Whitney 1655 - 1718
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Famous people named Whitney
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Whitney
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Whitney. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Fun facts about the Whitney family
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Whitney spelling variations
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Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Whitney name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Whitney were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Whitney. Surnames like Whitney vary in how they're written as they travel across communities, family lines, and languages over the years.