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Waters Name Meaning

English: patronymic from an altered form of the personal name Walter. English: variant of Water 2. Irish: when not the English surname, an Anglicized form of various Gaelic names taken to be derived from uisce ‘water’ (see for example Haskin, Hiskey, Tydings).

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

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Waters Family Origin

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Waters Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waters. A less common occupation for the Waters family was Farming. The most common Waters occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Waters's were Farmers.

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Waters Life Expectancy

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Famous Waters Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)

James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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