Whitney Surname Origin
(Origin Saxon) From Hwit, white, and ea, water, or ige, an island; a town in Oxfordshire, England.
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.
| For a more detailed definition for
Whitney or other surnames, search the FREE Ancestry.com Name Dictionary.
Whitney Last Name Meaning
There is more to
Whitney family history than the origin of your surname:
Want to build your Whitney family tree? If you want to begin your genealogy, it is easy to get started. Construct
your family tree to trace your own genealogy and learn about your personal family history. For more detail, see Start your Genealogy
A Whitney Family History Thought:
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Choose the first letter of surname for history of family name:
Use DNA Free Shipping Coupon FREESHIPDNA