Watkins Family History

Meaning of surname: Watkins

Watkins is an English and Welsh surname derived as a patronymic from Watkin, in turn a diminutive of the name Watt (also Wat), a popular Middle English given name itself derived as a pet form of the name Walter.

We found 2,175,827 Genealogy and Family History Records for Watkins in our Newspaper Archive.

Details for Watkins surname:

2,083,848 Digital Copies of Newspapers
36,949 Pictures of Obituaries
7,671 Government Documents
71 Historical Books
47,288 Social Security Death Records

Watkins Surname

Trace Your Family History Back to 1690

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The map shows where Watkins families lived over time.

Here we are showing you genealogy and family history records found in newspapers and other historical documents that include the surname Watkins

155,692 - 59,516

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Passenger Lists for Surname Watkins

Mentions of Watkins family name in Passenger Lists

Birth Records for Surname Watkins

Mentions of Watkins family name in Birth Records

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