Waterson Family History

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Waterson Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: patronymic from Walter.

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

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Waterson Family Origin

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Waterson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeps House

    4%

In 1880, the most common Waterson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Waterson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Waterson family was Keeps House. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waterson.

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Waterson Historical Records

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Waterson Life Expectancy

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