Recent research shows that the family name Whittaker has been established in Europe for over 800 years. Whittaker is a Anglo-Saxon occupational name of old Dutch origins. This was a regular term during the Middle Ages in Northern England, but now the name is fairly widespread in the UK.
Throughout the world there are around 47040 people with this surname. If history is to be believed the early 19th century Whittaker's liked a drink or six. Never too far from controversy two brothers Michael Whittaker and Joe Whittaker were sent to jail in 1903 for pinching a bracelet.
Traits associated with Whittaker
Previous families of Whittaker's have been spoken of as a generous bunch. The generations of Whittakers are often held in close proximity to Mars a planet linked with reliable, conscientious and elusive. For them the world is a game which must always be filled with fresh ideas and continuous enjoyment. Since they often lack the good level of conscientiousness, they partake in a lost cause in any attempts they make to be moral. 114