Watkins Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Watkins Name Meaning: A variation of Walter.

From the Middle English \"Watt\", which is a variation of Walter.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Watkins Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Watkins family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 441
Female Servant 437
Independent 225
Farmer 213
Labourer 198
Male Servant 192
Carpenter 82
Shoe Maker 69
Collier 67
Miner 53
Mason 49
Blacksmith 36
Dress Maker 29
Tailor 28
Servant 27
Independant 27
Sawyer 26
Butcher 25
Apprentice 23
Publican 23
Laundress 21
Pauper 21
Grocer 20
Baker 19
Gardener 18

Watkins Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Watkins 100% 113,365
2 Witkins 86% 149

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