Watne Family History

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Watne Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of some twenty or so farmsteads in Agder and Vestlandet, so named from Old Norse vatn ‘water’, ‘lake’.

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

Similar surnames: Warne, Wayne, Matte, Baune, Wand, Rathe, Manne, Bane, Wang, Patane

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Watne Family Origin

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Watne Family Occupations

What did your Watne ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dairyman and Charwoman Heavy W were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Watne. 25% of Watne men worked as a Dairyman and 10% of Watne women worked as a Charwoman Heavy W. Some less common occupations for Americans named Watne were Tailor drapers Traveller and Domestic Duties At Home

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Dairyman
  • Farmer
  • Tailor draper
  • Tailor drapers Traveller

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Charwoman Heavy W
  • Church Worker
  • Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties At Home

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Watne Historical Records

What Watne family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Watne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Watne 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 368 immigration records available for the last name Watne. 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 413 military records available for the last name Watne. For the veterans among your Watne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Watne Life Expectancy

What is the average Watne lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Watne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Watne in 1963 was 77, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Watne

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Watne 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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