Last name origin & meaning:
English: habitational name from any of various places named with
Old English hwīt ‘white’ or hwǣte ‘wheat’ +
æcer ‘cultivated land’, as for example Whitaker in
Lancashire and Whitacre in Warwickshire (both ‘white field’) or
Whiteacre in Kent and Wheatacre in Norfolk (both ‘wheat field’).
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