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Watts Family History

Watts Name Meaning
English: patronymic from Watt. This surname is also well established in South Wales.

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

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Name Distribution of Watts Families

  • Number of Watts families
     310 - 617
     104 - 309
     1 - 103
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Watts families
     2,089 - 4,176
     697 - 2,088
     1 - 696
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Watts families
     23 - 43
     8 - 22
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Watts Family Origin

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Watts Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Watts

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Watts Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Watts Civil War Service Records

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