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Watton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place called Watton, as for example one in Norfolk, named from the Old English personal name Wada + tun ‘settlement’, or another, in East Yorkshire, which takes its name from Old English w?t ‘wet’ + dun ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Hatton, Tatton, Catton, Dalton, Gatton, Litton, Wharton, Banton

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Watton Family Origin

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Watton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Farmlabourer

    20%
  • Post Master

    20%
  • Servant

    20%

In 1881, Farmer, Farmlabourer and Post Master were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Watton. The most common Watton occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Watton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Watton family was Servant.

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Watton Historical Records

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Watton Life Expectancy

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