patronymic surname, created from the Old English personal name "Hwit," meaning "the white one."
Early Origins of the Wyettine family
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. 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. 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)
Early History of the Wyettine family
Another 149 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1381, 1400, 1428, 1649, 1633 and 1713 are included under the topic Early Wyettine History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Wyettine Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Whiting, Witing and others.
Early Notables of the Wyettine family (pre 1700)
Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wyettine Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Wyettine 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.
Wyettine Family Crest Products