First name origin & meaning:
Old English: White
First name variations: White, Whitey, Whitcomb, Whitby, Whitelaw, Whitfield, Whitford, Whitley, Whitman, Whitmore, Whittaker, Whit
Last name origins & meanings:
- English: nickname for someone with white or fair hair, from
Middle English whit ‘white’ + lock ‘tress’,
‘curl’. Compare Sherlock.
- English: from an Old English personal name
composed of the elements wiht ‘creature’, ‘demon’ +
lāc ‘play’, ‘sport’.
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