Meaning:White moor
Whitmore is an English name that originates in Old English and means "white moor." The name has traditionally been used as a surname, with history showing that Frances Whitmore lived in Cambridge in the 17th century. Frances was one of the models to pose for a painting by Sir Godfrey Kneller for Queen Mary II. Both Whitmore and Whitmoor are famously used as habitational names for numerous places in England featuring a white moor.
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