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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

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Origin and Meaning of Whittemore

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  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Whittemore

F. was born on August 17th, 1952 in Carson City, Nevada. F. is also known as Frederick Harvey Whittemore, Frederick Whittemore, and Harvey Whittemore.


Liz Wilde is a radio host. Liz was given the name Anne Whittemore on October 27th, 1965 in Dayton, Ohio.


Reed Whittemore was a poet. Reed was given the name Edward Reed Whittemore, Jr. on September 11th, 1919 in New Haven, Connecticut. He died on April 6th, 2012.


Thomas was born on January 2nd, 1871. He died on June 8th, 1950.


Rodney was born in Skowhegan, Maine.


James D. Whittemore is a Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. James was born on January 14th, 1952 in Walterboro, South Carolina.


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Popularity of Whittemore as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Whittemore U.S.
  White 95.02% 64.26%
  African American 0.99% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.42% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.34% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.26% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.98% 16.26%

Of Last Name Whittemore

People with the last name Whittemore are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Whittemore

  • How Popular is the name Whittemore? As a last name Whittemore was the 6,463rd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Whittemore first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Whittemore is Thursday, July 1st, 1880.
  • How unique is the name Whittemore? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Whittemore. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Whittemore: Your name in reverse order is Eromettihw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Miowhtetre. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Whittemore? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,256 people with the last name Whittemore.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Whittemore? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Whittemore as their last name.

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