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What does Whitelaw mean?

Whitelaw Pronunciation of Whitelaw as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Whitelaw is "white hill". Place name. Diplomat Whitelaw Reid.

ASSOCIATED WITH old english, white, hill (mountain)





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How popular is Whitelaw?

Whitelaw is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#21124 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Whitelaw entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its peak rank of #1923 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not ranked at the moment. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Whitelaw name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Whitelaw outside U.S.

Similar Names

Whitelaw is alike in pronunciation to Whitley. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Waite, Wheeler, Whistler, Whitaker, Whitbeck, Whitbey, Whitby, Whitcomb, Whitcumb (see Whitcomb), White, Whitebie, Whitehead, Whitey, Whitfield, Whitford, Whitlock, Whitman, Whitmoor (see Whitmore), Whitmore, Whitney, Winslow and Witold. These names tend to be more frequently used than Whitelaw.

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