Watkinson Family History

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Watkinson Name Meaning

northern English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Watkin.

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

Similar surnames: Atkinson, Watkins, Adkinson, Hawkinson, Hankinson, Dickinson, Watson

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Watkinson Family Origin

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Watkinson Family Occupations

What did your Watkinson ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer


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Watkinson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 72,000 census records available for the last name Watkinson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Watkinson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Watkinson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Watkinson. For the veterans among your Watkinson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Watkinson Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Watkinson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Watkinson in 1955 was 54, and 87 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Watkinson ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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