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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


Similar surnames: Water, Watters, Warters, Walters, Gates, Cater, Sayers, Matters

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

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Waters Historical Records

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Waters Life Expectancy

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Famous Waters Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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