Latest Whitney photos
These photos were uploaded by members of the Whitney community on AncientFaces.
Whitney Surname History
The family history of the Whitney last name is maintained by the AncientFaces community. Join the community by adding to to this genealogy of the Whitney:
- Whitney family history
- Whitney country of origin, nationality, & ethnicity
- Whitney last name meaning & etymology
- Whitney spelling & pronunciation
- genealogy and family tree
Whitney Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
No one has submitted information on Whitney country of origin, nationality, or ethnicity. Add to this section
No content has been submitted about the Whitney country of origin. The following is speculative information about Whitney. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.
The nationality of Whitney can be difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Whitney may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname came about naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on professions, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").
Whitney Meaning & Etymology
No one has submitted information on Whitney meaning and etymology. Add to this section
No content has been submitted about the meaning of Whitney. The following is speculative information about Whitney. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.
The meaning of Whitney come may come from a trade, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Some of these profession-based surnames might be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is important to know the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many western names like Whitney are inspired by religious texts such as the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".
Whitney Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
No one has added information on Whitney spellings or pronunciations. Add to this section
No content has been submitted about alternate spellings of Whitney. The following is speculative information about Whitney. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.
Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Whitney surname are important to understanding the history of the name. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Whitney were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Whitney. Family names like Whitney change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and eras over the years.
Last names similar to WhitneyWhitneyanthony Whitneybell Whitneybrian Whitney Buckminster Whitneyeric Whitney Erskine Whitney esq Whitneyfmorrison Whitneyfrederick Whitney-Garcia Whitneygilbert Whitney Harriman Whitneyhauswirth Whitneyin Whitneyjackie Whitneyjames Whitneyjason Whitneyjay Whitney-john Whitney Jr
Whitney Family Tree
Here are a few of the Whitney genealogies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Whitneys
- Mary Ardith Whitney born 1918
- David Whitney, Jr. born 1805
- Ida Luella (Whitney) Pierson born 1858
- Daniel Whitney 1710 - 1779
- Jonathan Whitney 1659 - 1735
- Elizabeth Eleanor Whitney Blount born 1414
- Elizabeth S Whitney
- Eustace (De Whitney) Whitney, Sir 1411 - 1468
- Elizabeth Whitney Whitney 1690 - 1728
- John Whitney, Sr. born 1645