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Waterston Name Meaning

Scottish: probably a variant of Waterson, altered by folk etymology to the form of a place name.

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


Similar surnames: Watterson, Weatherton, Waters, Batterton, Catterson, Hairston

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Waterston Family Origin

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Waterston Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    4%
  • House Keeper

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Carter

    2%

In 1881, the most common Waterston occupation in the UK was Labourer. 4% of Waterston's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Waterston family was Carter. Labourer, House Keeper and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waterston.

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Waterston Historical Records

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Waterston Life Expectancy

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