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Watkins Genealogy & History

Watkins is a Welsh surname, also found in England, Ireland and Scotland. The surname is derived from the medieval German name "Waldhar" ("wald", meaning rule, and "heri", meaning army), as were the surnames Walters, Waters, Watson, and Watts. "Wat" is a pet form of Walter and "kins" is a patronymic or diminutive suffix, indicating son of Wat. Watkins family history dates to feudal times in Breconshire, Wales, where they had a family seat, and to Jamestown, Virginia, in America in 1607. The family motto "pen-aur-y-chalon wir" means "a golden head and a true heart". Watkins genealogy includes variations Gwatkins, Watkinson, Watkiss, Watleinnes, Wattins, and Wattkyns.


Watkins Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Clayton Watkins-- --, 1915December 23,1996KS
B Frank Watkins-- --, 1921March 30,1991SC
C Bernice Watkins-- --, 1915July 13,1988WA
D Leo Watkins-- --, 1919June 13,1993IN

Watkins Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Baxter Watkins-- --, 1928November 19,1998Ormond Beach,FL
F Austin Watkins-- --, 1917March 29,1998Glen Arm,MD
Geneva Watkins-- --, 1938April 26,2010Millen,GA
H Dempsey Watkins-- --, 1920February 18,2003Virginia Beach,VA

Watkins Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Arlie WatkinsRosa HintonAugust 29,1934Wake, NC
Berry WatkinsHazel HintonDecember 5,1931Wake, NC
Charles WatkinsRozena BarhamDecember 7,1934Wake, NC
Daucy WatkinsLois HornDecember 21,1932Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Watkins

213th: Howell214th: Welch
215th: Davidson216th: Newman
217th: Montgomery218th: Schwartz
219th: Dean220th: Austin
221st: Keller222nd: Day

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