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Whit History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Whit family


The surname Whit was first found in Lincolnshire, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest of 1066. The name was originally spelt Uuit which became Witt.

Early History of the Whit family


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Another 83 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1296 and 1364 are included under the topic Early Whit History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Whit Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Wytt, Witt, Witts, Wyght, Wythe, Wicht and others.

Early Notables of the Whit family (pre 1700)


More information is included under the topic Early Whit Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Whit family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Whit Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Whit, who landed in New York, NY in 1815 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Whit (post 1700)


  • Whit Cunliffe (1876-1966), English comic singer
  • Whit Stillman, American film writer, actor, and producer
  • Mrs. Whit Bell, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1940 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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