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Watkins Name Meaning

English (also frequent in Wales): patronymic from the personal name Watkin.

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

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Watkins Family Origin

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Watkins Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Watkins. A less common occupation for the Watkins family was Agricultural Labourer. The most common Watkins occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Watkins's were Farmers.

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Watkins Life Expectancy

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Famous Watkins Family

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)

Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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