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Watters Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: patronymic from an altered form of the personal name Walter. Compare Waters.

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


Similar surnames: Waters, Watterson, Mcwatters, Walthers, Walters, Wouters, Withers

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Watters Family Origin

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Watters Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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

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Watters Historical Records

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Watters Life Expectancy

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