Watt Name Meaning

Scottish and English: from an extremely common Middle English personal name, Wat(t), a short form of Walter.

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


Similar surnames: Batt, Catt, Witt, Hatt, Gatt, Want, Matt, Walt, Wyatt, Watz

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Watt Family Origin

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Watt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Fisherman

    4%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, the most common Watt occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Watt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Watt family was Annuitant. Farmer, Fisherman and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Watt.

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Watt Historical Records

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Watt Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Watt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Watt in 1944 was 42, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Watt

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