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Where is the Watson family from?
You can see how Watson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Watson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Watson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 4,471 Watson families living in Ontario. This was about 57% of all the recorded Watson's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Watson families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Watson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Watson. 30% of Watson men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Watson women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Watson were Carpenter and Teacher. .