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Watson Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Wat (see Watt)

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

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Watson Family Origin

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Watson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Watson family was Farm Laborer. The most common Watson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Watson's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Watson.

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Watson Life Expectancy

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Famous Watson Family

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