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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

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, 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. A less common occupation for the Atwater family was Farming.

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Atwater Historical Records

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Atwater Life Expectancy

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