Recent research shows that the last name Whetton has been established in Europe for over one thousand one hundred years. Whetton is a middle British occupational last name. First documented evidence of the surname dates to the county of Leicestershire in 1190. In the sixteenth century a large group of settlers known as Whetton's migrated to the British colonies in Australia.
Whetton is the 711th most common surname in the world. There are approximately 105867 with the last name Whetton living in Europe. The county of Hampshire in England holds the greatest density of families with the surname Whetton. A tarnished past is clear, particularly around the summer of 1874 when Edward Whetton stole a greyhound and was sentenced to jail. 117
Common Traits of the Whetton's
Outgoing and friendly is how previous generations of the Whetton family can be described. The Whetton family tend to be energetic and reliable due to the families proximity to the planet Neptune. They reflect every change in their own surroundings and can often become pessimistic and very self-centered. There is a side to Whetton's which can be deeply caring, and another, increadibly challenging.
There are several famous Whetton's including:-