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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

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Wathen Family Origin

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Wathen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Day Laborer

    3%

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

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Wathen Life Expectancy

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