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Waterston Name Meaning

Scottish: probably a variant of Waterson, altered by folk etymology to the form of a place name.

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

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Waterston Family Origin

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Waterston Family Occupations

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  • Book Binder

    20%
  • Butcher

    20%
  • Clergyman

    20%
  • Eating Saloon

    20%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Waterston family was Eating Saloon. The most common Waterston occupation in the USA was Book Binder. 20% of Waterston's were Book Binders. Book Binder, Butcher and Clergyman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waterston.

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Waterston Historical Records

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Waterston Life Expectancy

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