First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Whitmire

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Alt. Meaning

W is for warm hearted, it's you!

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

I is for inventor, how many things will you create?

T is for touching, the way you show you are.

M is for melody, the song of life.

I is for innovator, always improving

R is for relax, you know how!

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Whitmire

Steve Whitmire is a puppeteer. He was most prominent from 1978 to 1978. Steve was given the name Steven Lawrence Whitmire on September 24th, 1959 in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.


Kathryn J. Whitmire is a 57 and Houston City Controller. Kathryn was born on August 15th, 1946 in Houston, Texas, US.


John Whitmire is an office holder. John was born on August 13th, 1949 in Hillsboro, Texas, U.S.


Don Whitmire was a football player. Don was born on July 1st, 1922 in Giles County, Tennessee, U.S. He died on May 3rd, 1991.



Bill was born on August 24th, 1948 in Seneca, South Carolina, United States.


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Popularity of Whitmire as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Whitmire U.S.
  White 85.96% 64.26%
  African American 8.58% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.35% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.50% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.91% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.70% 16.26%

Of Last Name Whitmire

People with the last name Whitmire are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Whitmire

  • How Popular is the name Whitmire? As a last name Whitmire was the 4,906th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Whitmire first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Whitmire is Thursday, February 6th, 1902.
  • How unique is the name Whitmire? From 1880 to 2016 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Whitmire. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Whitmire: Your name in reverse order is Erimtihw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iewrtihm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Whitmire? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,179 people with the last name Whitmire.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Whitmire? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Whitmire as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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