Whitman Origin and Meaning
The name Whitman is a boy's name of English origin meaning "white man".
Whitman, a namesake surname for poet Walt, would be much more suited to a boy, probably because of that "man" part. Whit or Witt makes an uplifting short form which can be used on its own.
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Famous People Named Whitman
- Whitman G. FerrinAmerican attorney and politician from Vermont
- (Percy) Whitman Knapp. U.S. federal judge who led a farreaching investigation into corruption in the New York City Police Department from 1970 to 1972.
- Whitman Blount MayoAmerican actor
- Walt WhitmanAmerican poet
Whitman in Pop Culture
- Lana Del Rey's song"Body Electric". She references him by saying "Whitman is my daddy".