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Whitten Surname History
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- Whitten last name meaning & etymology
- Whitten spelling & pronunciation
Whitten Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Whitten can be difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Whitten may be in dispute depending on whether the name came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of last names that come from a professional trade, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).
Whitten Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Whitten come may come from a trade, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these trade-based surnames may be a profession in another language. For this reason it is essential to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many names like Whitten are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. In many cases these family names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".
Whitten Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Whitten were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in official records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Whitten. Last names like Whitten transform in how they're written as they travel across communities, family lines, and eras over time. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Whitten last name are important to understanding the history of the name.
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Whitten Family Tree
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- Kim Whitten 1972 - ?
- Mary (Polly) Whitten 1792 - 1872
- Rachel Whitten
- William Whitten
- Elizabeth Whitten 1805 - 1880
- Joel Whitten 1764 - 1856
- Delia Whitten
- Dena Whitten
- Erna Whitten
- Evie Whitten 1886 - ?