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Waterhouse Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire, Lancashire, and Midlands): topographic name for someone who lived in a house by a stretch of water or perhaps a moated house, from Middle English water ‘water’ + hous ‘house’.

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


Similar surnames: Whitehouse, Wheelhouse, Barnhouse, Greenhouse, Newhouse, Brickhouse

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Waterhouse Family Origin

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Waterhouse Family Occupations

What did your Waterhouse ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Waterhouse. 2% of Waterhouse men worked as a General Labourer and 51% of Waterhouse women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Waterhouse were Cotton Spinner and Cotton Weaver

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    2%
  • Builders Labourer
    1%
  • Bricklayer
    1%
  • Cotton Spinner
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    51%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Private Means
    2%
  • Cotton Weaver
    2%

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

Waterhouse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 118,000 census records available for the last name Waterhouse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Waterhouse 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 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Waterhouse. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Waterhouse. For the veterans among your Waterhouse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Waterhouse Life Expectancy

What is the average Waterhouse lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Waterhouse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Waterhouse in 1944 was 29, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waterhouse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Waterhouse 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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