Whittlesey Family History
Whittlesey Surname History
The last name Whittlesey is an old family line that has migrated all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Whittlesey has spread, it has evolved making its origin difficult to uncover. This page is dedicated to the complete history of the Whittlesey family name, Whittlesey etymology, and records of Whittlesey ancestors. Whittlesey family history has a rich and complex origin whose details have been accumulated over the years by Whittlesey family members.
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The evolution of Whittlesey starts with the origins of thesurname. Even in the earliest days of a name there have been changes in that name simply because family names were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
Whittlesey ancestors have travelled across various regions all throughout history. It was not uncommon for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language. As these families emigrated between countries and languages, the Whittlesey name may have changed with them.
Whittlesey country of origin
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The nationality of Whittlesey can be complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Whittlesey may be in dispute as result of whether the surname came about organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of names that come from professions, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Meaning of the last name Whittlesey
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The meaning of Whittlesey come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these trade-based family names might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is useful to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many names like Whittlesey originate from religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so on. Commonly these names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Grace of God".
- Mason Whittlesey Cogswell
- Eliphalet Whittlesey 1748 - 1823
- Josiah Whittlesey 1713 - 1796
- John Whittlesey 1812 - ?
- Susan Whittlesey Cogswell
- Susan Whittlesey 1784 - 1823
- Appleton Whittlesey
- Rebecca Smalley Whittlesey 1778 - 1838
- lucy Whittlesey
- Comfort Waller Whittlesey 1751 - 1825
- Lois Whittlesey 1714 - 1780
- Elizabeth Whittlesey
- David Waller Whittlesey 1816 - ?
- Silena Whittlesey
- Mabel Whittlesey Abbott 1757 - 1836
- Elizabeth Jackson Whittlesey 1721 - ?
- Dorothy Kellogg Whittlesey 1716 - 1772
- Samuel Whittlesey 1685 - 1752
- Charles Hart Whittlesey 1781 - 1815
- David Whittlesey 1775 - 1851
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Famous people named Whittlesey
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Whittlesey
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Whittlesey. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Whittlesey spelling variations
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Family names like Whittlesey transform in their spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and languages across time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Whittlesey were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Whittlesey. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Whittlesey last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.