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Whitney Surname Origin

(Origin Saxon) From Hwit, white, and ea, water, or ige, an island; a town in Oxfordshire, England.

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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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