Watts Family History

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Watts Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Watt. This surname is also well established in South Wales.

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


Similar surnames: Waits, Matts, Batts, Watt, Witts, Waters, Wates, Harts, Oatts, Cates

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Watts Family Origin

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Watts Family Occupations

What did your Watts ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Watts. 31% of Watts men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Watts women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Watts were Carpenter and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Labourer
    9%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Housewife
    9%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Watts Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 851,000 census records available for the last name Watts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Watts census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 80,000 immigration records available for the last name Watts. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 103,000 military records available for the last name Watts. For the veterans among your Watts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Watts Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Watts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Watts in 1940 was 44, and 72 in 2004.

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