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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Whitt mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Whitt

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Alt. Meaning

W is for willing, to go the extra mile

H is for hopeful, you see the bright side of things

I is for impress, for impress you will.

T is for treat, that you always are.

T is for try, as hard as you can

Notable Persons Named Whitt

Whitt Lloyd Moreland is a military person. His military service ended in 1951.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Whitt

Cole was born on June 22nd, 1991 in Alpine, California.


OBE Lady Bamford is a businessperson. OBE was given the name Carole Gray whitt in Nottingham. OBE is also known as Carole Bamford.


Ernie Whitt is a baseball. Ernie was born on June 13th, 1952 in Detroit.


Brandon Whitt is a nascar driver.


Ward Whitt is a in the field of operations research. Ward was born in 1942 in Bozeman, Montana.


Robert Leslie “Les” Whitt was a zookeeper. Robert was born on August 22nd, 1951 in Natchez, Mississippi. Robert is also known as Robert Leslie Whitt. He died on August 16th, 2008.


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Whitt as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Whitt U.S.
  White 84.51% 64.26%
  African American 11.16% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.44% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.50% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.68% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.71% 16.26%

Of Last Name Whitt

People with the last name Whitt are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Whitt

  • How Popular is the name Whitt? Whitt is the 24,986th most popular name of all time. As a last name Whitt was the 2,092nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Whitt have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 230 babies born with the first name Whitt in the United States. That's more than enough people named Whitt to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Whitt? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1918 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Whitt first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Whitt is Wednesday, March 17th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Whitt born? The highest recorded use of the first name Whitt was in 2015 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Whitt: Your name in reverse order is Ttihw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Htitw. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Whitt? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 17,293 people with the last name Whitt.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Whitt? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Whitt as their last name.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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