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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Whitehorse

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
a whitecap{2the wave).
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The provincial capital of the Yukon Territory

Notable Persons With the Last Name Whitehorse

Emmi Whitehorse is a painter.


Where is the name Whitehorse popular?

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Popularity of Whitehorse as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Whitehorse U.S.
  White 7.58% 64.26%
  African American 1.59% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 84.66% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.88% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.29% 16.26%

Of Last Name Whitehorse

People with the last name Whitehorse are most frequently American Indian and Alaska Native

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Fun Facts about the name Whitehorse

  • How Popular is the name Whitehorse? As a last name Whitehorse was the 38,902nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Whitehorse first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Whitehorse is Sunday, July 1st, 1894.
  • How unique is the name Whitehorse? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Whitehorse. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Whitehorse: Your name in reverse order is Esrohetihw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eerhswotih. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Whitehorse? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 567 people with the last name Whitehorse.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Whitehorse? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Whitehorse as their last name since less than 1 person in 526k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.