Waterbury Family History

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Waterbury Name Meaning

English: habitational name of uncertain origin; perhaps from Waterperry in Oxfordshire, which is named with Old English pyrige ‘pear tree’, to which was later added Middle English water to distinguish it from nearby Woodperry.

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

Similar surnames: Canterbury, Alsbury, Banbury, Amesbury, Marbury, Asbury, Woodbury

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Waterbury Family Origin

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Waterbury Family Occupations

What did your Waterbury ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Boiler Assistant (retired) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Waterbury. 17% of Waterbury men worked as a Boiler Assistant (retired) and 67% of Waterbury women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Waterbury were Grocery provision Beer Ret and Organising Sanitary Co E Miner Ricaty

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Boiler Assistant (retired)
  • Clerk In Holy Orders
  • Clothing Club Agent
  • Grocery provision Beer Ret

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Clothing Club Agent (sportine)
  • Organising Sanitary Co E Miner Ricaty

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Waterbury Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Waterbury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Waterbury 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Waterbury. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Waterbury. For the veterans among your Waterbury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Waterbury Life Expectancy

What is the average Waterbury lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Waterbury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Waterbury in 1943 was 50, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waterbury

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Waterbury 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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