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Watling Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): from a pet form of Watt. German: from Wado, a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with wadi ‘pledge’ as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Walling, Watkin, Arling, Saling, Haling, Catlin, Gatling, Wakeling

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Watling Family Origin

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Watling Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Laundress

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Watling family was Laundress. Agricultural Labourer, Carpenter and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Watling. The most common Watling occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Watling's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Watling Historical Records

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Watling Life Expectancy

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