The last name Whyte has been established in Europe for nearly 100 years. Whyte is a early British occupational last name. First historical evidence of the surname dates to the county of Cornwall in 1325.
In the UK alone there are 99470 people with the surname Whyte. Devon currently holds the highest density of people with the last name Whyte. A late 20th century Whyte was noted as a keen drinker after police allegedly threw him out of no less than five watering holes in a single evening. In 1859 a person called Tim Whyte was jailed for attacking another man.
Most Popular Whyte's
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