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Wathen Name Meaning

Welsh: from the personal name Gwaiddan, which is found as part of place names in Robeston Wathen, near Narberth, Pembrokeshire, and the nearby Llanwathen (from Welsh llan ‘church’ + Gwaiddon).

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


Similar surnames: Warthen, Baten, Mathew, Matsen, Rathe, Mathey, Katzen, Wasden, Althen

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Wathen Family Origin

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Wathen Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wathen family was Day Laborer. The most common Wathen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Wathen's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wathen.

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Day Laborer

    3%

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Wathen Historical Records

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Wathen Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, Wathen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Wathen in 1952 was 72, and 71 in 2004.

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