Surname WHITE

SOURCE: Nickname
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: WIET   [details]

Meaning & History

Originally a nickname for a person who had white hair or a pale complexion, from Old English hwit "white".

Categories

colors, white

Related Names

OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: De Wit, De With, De Witt, De Witte (Dutch), Weiß, Weiss (German)