Last name: WHITLOCK

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WHITLOCK : This last name is indexed 60,997 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

WHITLOCK : English:: 1: nickname for someone with white or fair hair from Middle English whit ‘white’ + lock ‘lock (of hair)’ (Old English loc). Compare Sherlock.2: from the Middle English personal name Whitlak (Old English Wihtlāc from wiht ‘creature’ + lāc ‘sport game’).3: habitational name from the Whitelake river near Pilton (Somerset) apparently named with Old English hwīt ‘white’ + lacu ‘stream’.

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