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Watkins Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Atkins, Matkins, Hawkins, Adkins, Rankins, Alkins, Atkin, Makins

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Watkins Family Origin

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Watkins Family Occupations

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Watkins Historical Records

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Watkins Life Expectancy

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)

Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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