The family name Whittard has been established since the middle ages. Whittard was originally from Anglo-Saxon origins.
Whittard is the 1520th most popular last name in the UK. In the UK alone there are 103360 people with the surname Whittard. Oxfordshire currently holds the largest density of families with the surname Whittard. A late 18th century Whittard was noted as a keen drinker after police allegedly threw him out of no less than four taverns in a single evening. In 1906 a man named Joe Whittard was jailed for attacking another man. 110
The Whittard's are highly regarded for their warm mannerisms. Contradictory, conscientious and reliable are common traits often associated with the Whittards. They partake new activities enthusiastically but lack focus, constantly requiring new interests. Moving from one interest to another as apparently purposelessly as a butterfly dancing from flower to flower.