Recent studies suggest the name Whittle dates back to the ninth century. Whittle was originally from Anglo-Saxon origins. The word Whittle is thought to have come from a Middle Ages term. The surname went global in the fifteenth century with the boom of the British empire and the setting up of colonies abroad.
Whittle is the 340th most popular surname in Europe. The county of Kent in England holds the largest density of families with the surname Whittle. If history is to be believed the early nineteenth century Whittle's liked a drink or three. Never too far from controversy a pair of brothers Dave Whittle and Edward Whittle were sent to jail in 1881 for stealing a horse.
Common Traits of the Whittle's
Previous generations of Whittle's have been considered a happy bunch. The Whittle family have been linked to the planet Mars causing them to be mysterious, imaginative and contradictory. It has been known for members of this family to turndown a a possible romantic situation, quite often over analysing the potential. 108