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Wathen Name Meaning

Welsh: from the personal name Gwaiddan, which is found as part of place names in Robeston Wathen, near Narberth, Pembrokeshire, and the nearby Llanwathen (from Welsh llan ‘church’ + Gwaiddon).

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


Similar surnames: Warthen, Baten, Mathew, Matsen, Rathe, Mathey, Katzen, Wasden, Althen

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Wathen Family Origin

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Wathen Family Occupations

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  • Farm Labourer

    27%
  • Teacher

    18%
  • Boat Builder

    9%
  • Farmer

    9%

In 1881, Farm Labourer, Teacher and Boat Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wathen. The most common Wathen occupation in Canada was Farm Labourer. 27% of Wathen's were Farm Labourers. A less common occupation for the Wathen family was Farmer.

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Wathen Life Expectancy

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