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The Whithing name is thought to patronymic surname, created from the Old English personal name "Hwit," meaning "the white one."

Early Origins of the Whithing family


The surname Whithing was first found in various counties. Early recorded instances of the name include Roger Witenc, listed 1084 in the Geld Roll (part of the Domesday Book) for Somerset in 1084; Simundus filius Witing, recorded in Danelaw Documents, as being in Lincolnshire in 1150; William Whiting, listed in 1194 in the Curia Regis Rolls for Berkshire; and William Whiting listed in the Pipe Rolls of Buckinghamshire in 1197. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
A Giffard Whiting held a fee in the parish Catcott, Somerset in c. 1198. Several of the name were listed in the Hundredorum Rolls of 1273: Gerin Wyting in Bedfordshire; Felicia Wyting in Cambridgeshre; John Witting in Oxfordshire, Adelina Wyting in Huntingtonshire; and Thomas de Wytin in Nottinghamshire. [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)

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Early History of the Whithing family

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Early History of the Whithing family


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Another 149 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1381, 1400, 1428, 1649, 1633 and 1713 are included under the topic Early Whithing History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Whithing Spelling Variations

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Whithing Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Whiting, Witing and others.

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Early Notables of the Whithing family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Whithing family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Whithing family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Whithing family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Nathaniel Whiting, who arrived in Boston Massachusetts in 1631; Rev. Samuel, who settled in Lynn Massachusetts in 1636; John Whiting and his son John, who arrived in Barbados in 1678.

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Citations

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  1. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  2. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)

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