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Waterman Family History

Waterman Name Meaning

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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163,357 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
17,813 Military Records
13,219 Immigration Records
134,126 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Waterman Families

Waterman census records

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Waterman Family Origin

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Waterman Family Occupations

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Military Service by Waterman

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