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Where is the Watt family from?
You can see how Watt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Watt family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Watt families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1840 there were 73 Watt families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 28% of all the recorded Watt's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Watt families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Watt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Watt. 13% of Watt men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Watt women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Watt were Clerk and Maid. .