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Waitman Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Waithman, an occupational name for a hunter, from Old Norse veiðimaðr, veiðimann.

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


Similar surnames: Whitman, Wainman, Wiman, Wartman, Witman, Titman, Wardman, Waldman

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Waitman Family Origin

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Waitman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waitman. The most common Waitman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Waitman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Waitman family was Laborer.

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Waitman Life Expectancy

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