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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Witherow

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Alt. Meaning

W is for warmth, the glow of your friendship.

I is for impartial, a great arbiter

T is for teacher, you truly are.

H is for happiness, you always bring.

E is for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

R is for rewards, from your hard work

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

W is for warm hearted, it's you!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Witherow

Thomas was born in 1824. He died in 1890.


He was most active from 2007 to present.


Charles Witherow was a baseball player. Charles was born in Washington, D.C. He passed away on July 3rd, 1948.


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Popularity of Witherow as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Witherow U.S.
  White 90.57% 64.26%
  African American 3.94% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.58% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.74% 16.26%

Of Last Name Witherow

People with the last name Witherow are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Witherow

  • How Popular is the name Witherow? As a last name Witherow was the 18,018th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Witherow first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Witherow is Friday, May 2nd, 1902.
  • How unique is the name Witherow? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Witherow. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Witherow: Your name in reverse order is Worehtiw. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ihewtowr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Witherow? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,549 people with the last name Witherow.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Witherow? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Witherow as their last name since less than 1 person in 189k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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