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Watlington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Watlington in Norfolk or Oxfordshire, or Whatlington in Sussex. All are from an unattested Old (variously Hwætel, Wacol, Wæcel) + -inga suffix indicating association + tun ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Wallington, Warrington, Arlington, Wadlington, Wellington, Washington

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Watlington Family Origin

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Watlington Family Occupations

What did your Watlington ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Watlington. The most common Watlington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Watlington's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Watlington family was Domestic Servant.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Farm Laborer

    32%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Domestic Servant

    2%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Watlington ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Watlington Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Watlington. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Watlington census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Watlington. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Watlington. For the veterans among your Watlington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Watlington Life Expectancy

What is the average Watlington lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Watlington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Watlington in 1950 was 29, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Watlington

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Watlington ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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