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Watterson Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: patronymic from an altered form of the personal name Walter. Compare Waterson.

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


Similar surnames: Catterson, Watters, Patterson, Waterson, Matteson, Waterston

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Watterson Family Origin

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Watterson Family Occupations

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  • Fisherman

    9%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Joiner

    3%
  • Cabinet Maker

    3%

In 1881, Fisherman, Farmer and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Watterson. A less common occupation for the Watterson family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Watterson occupation in the UK was Fisherman. 9% of Watterson's were Fishermans.

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Watterson Historical Records

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Watterson Life Expectancy

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