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Where is the Watkin family from?
You can see how Watkin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Watkin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Watkin families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 285 Watkin families living in Yorkshire. This was about 11% of all the recorded Watkin's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Watkin families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Watkin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Watkin. 11% of Watkin men worked as a Farmer and 70% of Watkin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Watkin were Farm Labourer and Housekeeper. .