Watrous Family History

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Watrous Name Meaning

Altered form of English Waterhouse.

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

Similar surnames: Waters, Aldous, Trout, Catron, Matous, Darius, Matrone, Barrows

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Watrous Family Origin

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Watrous Family Occupations

What did your Watrous ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Watrous. The most common Watrous occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Watrous's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Watrous family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Watrous ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Watrous Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Watrous. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Watrous 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Watrous. 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 Watrous. For the veterans among your Watrous ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Watrous Life Expectancy

What is the average Watrous lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Watrous life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Watrous in 1943 was 35, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Watrous

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Watrous 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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