Watts Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Watt. This surname is also well established in South Wales.

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

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Watts Family Origin

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Watts Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    5%

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

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Between 1940 and 2004, Watts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Watts in 1940 was 44, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Watts

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