Waters Family History

Meaning of surname: Waters

Waters is a surname, derived from "Wat", or "Wa'ter", an old pronunciation of Gaultier or Walter, and similarly derived from the surname Watson ("Wat's son").[1] The name is common from an early date in Wales and Yorkshire.[2][3] The name is currently highly concentrated in the Welsh Borders and Shropshire area of the UK.[4]

We found 7,757,873 Genealogy and Family History Records for Waters in our Newspaper Archive.

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20,746 Pictures of Obituaries
37,013 Government Documents
1,877 Historical Books
26,484 Social Security Death Records

Waters Surname

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