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Watford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Watford in Hertfordshire or from the much smaller place in Northamptonshire, both named with Old English wað ‘hunt’ + ford ‘ford’.

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

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Watford Family Origin

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Watford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Watford. A less common occupation for the Watford family was Keeping House. The most common Watford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Watford's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Watford | Data not to scale

Watford Historical Records

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Watford Life Expectancy

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