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Whitty Early Origins



The surname Whitty was first found in Berwickshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Whitty Spelling Variations


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Whitty Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Whitty, Witty and others.

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Whitty Early History


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Whitty Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Whitty research. Another 127 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1097, 1493, 1586, and 1769 are included under the topic Early Whitty History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Whitty Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Whitty Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Whitty In Ireland


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Whitty In Ireland



Some of the Whitty family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 179 words (13 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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:

Whitty Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Whitty settled in Virginia in 1656
  • Edward Whitty, who landed in Maryland in 1658
  • Percy Whitty, who arrived in Virginia in 1663
  • Richard Whitty, who landed in Maryland in 1665

Whitty Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Miles Whitty, aged 27, arrived in New York in 1800
  • Nicholas Whitty, who landed in Indiana in 1852
  • Bess Whitty, aged 21, arrived in New York in 1854
  • John Whitty arrived in Philadelphia in 1856

Whitty Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • James Whitty was a shoreman in possession of property at Tor Bay, Newfoundland, in 1764 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

Whitty Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Mary Whitty, aged 21, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1834 aboard the ship "Edwin" from Dublin, Ireland

Whitty Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • William Whitty arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Morning Star" in 1861
  • Thomas Whitty, aged 30, a herder, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Isle of Bute" in 1879

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Contemporary Notables of the name Whitty (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Whitty (post 1700)



  • George Whitty, American musician /composer /producer /engineer
  • Jeff Whitty, American playwright
  • Ernest Whitty (1907-1985), English professional footballer
  • Thomas Whitty (1713-1792), English carpet manufacturer who founded Axminster carpets in 1755
  • Dame May Whitty (1865-1948), Oscar-nominated English theatre and cinema actress
  • Rose Whitty (1831-1911), Irish nun and foundress of convents
  • Paul Whitty (b. 1970), England-based composer born in Northern Ireland
  • Allen Whitty (1867-1949), British sport shooter who competed at the 1924 Summer Olympics
  • Patrick Joseph Whitty (1894-1967), an Irish nationalist politician and MP
  • Ellen Whitty (1819-1892), better known by her religious name of Mother Vincent Whitty, was an Irish nun
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Whitty Historic Events


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Whitty Historic Events




Empress of Ireland

  • Mr. John Whitty, British Leading Fireman from United Kingdom who worked aboard the Empress of Ireland and survived the sinking on May 29th 1914
  • Mr. James Whitty, British Fireman from United Kingdom who worked aboard the Empress of Ireland and survived the sinking on May 29th 1914

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

Other References

  1. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  3. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  5. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  6. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  7. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  9. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  10. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  11. ...

The Whitty Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Whitty 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.

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