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Whiting Surname Origin
(Origin Saxon) The white or fair offspring. The Saxon termination ing, denoted offspring or child, as Cuthing, the child of Cuth, Dun-ning, the brown offspring, &c.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Whiting Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Whiting family history than the origin of your surname:
A Whiting Family History Thought:
'If your descent is from heroic sires, show in your life a remnant of their fires.' --Nicholas Boileau