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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Old English : White

How Popular Is The Name Whitman

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : from Middle English whit ‘white’ + man ‘man’, either a nickname with the same sense as White, or else an occupational name for a servant of a bearer of the nickname White.
  • John Whitman settled in Weymouth, MA, in about 1638.

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