Whyte Surname History
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- Whyte country of origin, nationality, & ethnicity
- Whyte last name meaning & etymology
- Whyte spelling & pronunciation
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Whyte Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Whyte can be difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Whyte may be in dispute depending on whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of names that come from a craft, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).
Whyte Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Whyte come may come from a profession, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these trade-based surnames might be a profession in another language. For this reason it is important to research the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many modern names like Whyte are inspired by religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. In many cases these surnames are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".
Whyte Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Whyte family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Surnames like Whyte transform in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family lines, and eras over the years. In early history when few people could write, names such as Whyte were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Whyte.
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Whyte Family Tree
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- Margaret Whyte Netterville 1530 - 1597
- Allison Whyte Netterville [lady], [Lady] 1508 - 1530
- Robert De Alnewyk 1245 - ?
- Robert Whyte 1507 - 1548
- Sibil Whyte 1525 - ?
- Patrick Whyte Esq. Of Malaffin And Of Flemingston 2nd Baron Of The Whyte Exchequer ? - 1532
- Frances White White Whyte 1622 - 1678
- Richard White Whyte Iv, IV 1580 - 1645
- Jean Whyte Finley
- Margaret Whyte Forester