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Atwater Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone whose dwelling was by a river or lake, Middle English atte water ‘at the water’.

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


Similar surnames: Bywater, Water, Outwater, Strater, Tranter, Slater, Thaler, Plater

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Atwater Family Origin

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Atwater Family Occupations

What did your Atwater ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Atwater family was Farming. The most common Atwater occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Atwater's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Atwater.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

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Atwater Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Atwater ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Atwater Life Expectancy

What is the average Atwater lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, Atwater life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Atwater in 1944 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Atwater ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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