Waterworth Family History

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Waterworth Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): occupational name for a water bailiff, earlier Waterward, from Middle English water + ward ‘guard’. All the early examples occur on the banks of Martin Mere, a large freshwater lake (now drained) in western Lancashire.

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


Similar surnames: Butterworth, Waterhouse, Ashworth, Waterbury, Hainsworth, Ditsworth

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Waterworth Family Origin

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Waterworth Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Cotton Weaver

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Waterworth occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Waterworth's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Waterworth family was Agricultural Labourer. Coal Miner, Farmer and Cotton Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waterworth.

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Waterworth Historical Records

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Waterworth Life Expectancy

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