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Whitman Surname Origin

From wight, in old English, lively, quick, and man, or from the Dutch, wight, weighty, ponderous, Wightman, a stout man, or it may be, after all, simply White-man.

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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.

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