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White meaning and name origin
White \wh(i)-te\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of White is "white, fair". Probably referred to the complexion or hair color of an ancestor. Rare nowadays. Architect Stanford White; baseball player Whitey Ford.
Baby names that sound like White are Waite, Witt and Wayte. Other similar baby names are Waits, Whitby, Whitbey, Whitley and Whitney.
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Popularity of White
White is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#14 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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