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Watkins Name Meaning

English (also frequent in Wales): patronymic from the personal name Watkin.

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

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Watkins Family Origin

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Watkins Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Watkins family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Watkins. The most common Watkins occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Watkins's were Farmers.

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Watkins Life Expectancy

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Famous Watkins Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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