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Whitt Early Origins



The surname Whitt 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.

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Whitt Spelling Variations


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Whitt Spelling Variations



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

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Whitt Early History


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Whitt Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Whitt research. Another 310 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1296 and 1364 are included under the topic Early Whitt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Whitt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Whitt Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Whitt Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Robert Whitt, who arrived in Virginia in 1622
  • William Whitt, who landed in Virginia in 1623
  • Edmond Whitt, who arrived in Virginia in 1623
  • Jereme Whitt, who landed in Virginia in 1623

Whitt Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • E. Whitt, aged 33, who emigrated to America from London, in 1892

Whitt Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Henry G. Whitt, aged 34, who landed in America, in 1905
  • Nellie M. Whitt, aged 56, who settled in America, in 1914
  • Martin Whitt, aged 30, who landed in America, in 1915
  • John Whitt, aged 36, who emigrated to the United States from Nottingham, England in 1919
  • Reginald Whitt, aged 30, who landed in America, in 1922
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Whitt (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Whitt (post 1700)



  • Ward Whitt (b. 1942), American professor of operations research and management sciences at Columbia University
  • William B. "W.B." Whitt (b. 1926), American politician, the 20th Mayor of Ashland, Kentucky
  • Jack Bryan Whitt (b. 1990), American gold medalist pole vaulter at the 2009 Pan American Junior Championships
  • Joe Whitt Jr., American cornerbacks coach of the NFL Green Bay Packers
  • Robert Leslie "Les" Whitt (1951-2008), American award-winning director of Alexandria Zoological Park in Alexandria, Louisiana
  • Brandon Whitt (b. 1982), American NASCAR driver, winner of the 2005 O'Reilly 200
  • Cole Whitt (b. 1991), American stock car driver
  • Leo Ernest "Ernie" Whitt (b. 1952), American former Major League Baseball catcher and coach
  • Don Whitt (b. 1930), American PGA professional golfer in the 1950s and 1960s, winner of the 1959 Memphis Open, Kentucky Derby Open

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    3. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    4. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    5. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    6. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    10. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    11. ...

    The Whitt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Whitt Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 13 April 2015 at 16:26.

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