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Watkin Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of Wat(t), a short form of Walter.

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


Similar surnames: Matkin, Watling, Botkin, Larkin, Makin, Itkin, Markin, Wilkin, Haskin

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Watkin Family Origin

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Watkin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Labourer

    18%
  • Butcher

    9%
  • Cheese Buyer

    9%

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Watkin. The most common Watkin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 27% of Watkin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Watkin family was Cheese Buyer.

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Watkin Historical Records

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Watkin Life Expectancy

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Famous Watkin Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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