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Watkin Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of Wat(t), a short form of Walter.

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


Similar surnames: Matkin, Watling, Botkin, Larkin, Makin, Itkin, Markin, Wilkin, Haskin

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Watkin Family Origin

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Watkin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, the most common Watkin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Watkin's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Watkin. A less common occupation for the Watkin family was Keeping House.

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Watkin Historical Records

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Watkin Life Expectancy

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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