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Where is the Watkins family from?
You can see how Watkins families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Watkins family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Watkins families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 2,175 Watkins families living in Monmouthshire. This was about 14% of all the recorded Watkins's in the UK. Monmouthshire had the highest population of Watkins families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Watkins surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Watkins. 6% of Watkins men worked as a General Labourer and 65% of Watkins women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Watkins were Builders Labourer and Housewife.