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D Watson Family History

D Watson Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Watson, Watton, Wason, Swanson, Matson, Downton, Dowson, Wasson

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Where is the D Watson family from?

You can see how D Watson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The D Watson family name was found in Scotland in 1841. In 1841 there was 1 D Watson family living in Moray. This was 100% of all the recorded D Watson's in Scotland. Moray had the highest population of D Watson families in 1841.
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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your D Watson ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 60 census records available for the last name D Watson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, D Watson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 11 immigration records available for the last name D Watson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 32 military records available for the last name D Watson. For the veterans among your D Watson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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