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