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Where is the Watkins family from?
You can see how Watkins families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Watkins family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Watkins families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 199 Watkins families living in Ontario. This was about 40% of all the recorded Watkins's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Watkins families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Watkins surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1921, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Watkins. 29% of Watkins men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Watkins women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Watkins were Clerk and Stenographer. .