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Waterman Early Origins



The surname Waterman was first found in Devon where they held a family seat from very ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Waterman Spelling Variations


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Waterman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Waterman, Watermane and others.

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Waterman Early History


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Waterman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Waterman research. Another 139 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1339 and 1672 are included under the topic Early Waterman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Waterman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Waterman Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Waterman Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Waterman Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Richard Waterman, who arrived in Massachusetts in 1629
  • Richard Waterman settled in Salem, Massachusetts in 1630
  • Tho Waterman, aged 27, landed in Barbados in 1634
  • Ann Waterman, aged 18, arrived in Virginia in 1635
  • Katherin Waterman, aged 20, arrived in Virginia in 1635
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Waterman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • George Waterman, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1743

Waterman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • H Waterman, aged 1, arrived in New York, NY in 1847
  • D Waterman, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • J R Waterman, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • R H Waterman, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • S S Waterman, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Waterman Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Richard Waterman was a JP for Trinity District, Newfoundland in 1730 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  • Joel Waterman, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1749-1752

Waterman Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Samuel Waterman, aged 25, arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Samuel Boddington"
  • Samuel Waterman, aged 25, arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Samuel Boddington" in 1849
  • Mary Waterman, aged 25, arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Samuel Boddington" in 1849
  • John Waterman arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Thomas Chadwick" in 1850
  • James Waterman arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Thomas Chadwick" in 1850
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Waterman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Waterman (post 1700)



  • Steve Waterman, American producer, best known for his work on Casper (1995) and as executive producer for Stuart Little (1999), Stuart Little 2 (2002)
  • Sterry Robinson Waterman (1901-1984), American lawyer and federal judge from Vermont, Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (1955-1970)
  • Robert H. Waterman Jr. (b. 1982), American author, best knwo for his co-authored bestselling work In Search of Excellence
  • John Barnett Waterman, American co-founder of the Waterman Steamship Corporation, an American deep sea ocean carrier in 1919
  • Waldo Waterman (1894-1976), American aviation pioneer who invented were the first tailless monoplane (the precursor to the flying wing)
  • Robert H. "Bully" Waterman (1808-1884), American merchant sea captain
  • Robert Whitney Waterman (1826-1891), American politician, Governor of California
  • Nixon Waterman (1859-1944), American poet and newspaperman
  • Lewis Waterman (1837-1901), American inventor of the capillary feed fountain pen and the founder of the Waterman pen company
  • John Waterman (b. 1952), American State Senator from Indiana
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Waterman Historic Events


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Waterman Historic Events




HMS Hood

  • Mr. Albert D Waterman (b. 1922), English Able Seaman serving for the Royal Navy from Wymering, Hampshire, England, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking

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Suggested Readings for the name Waterman


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Suggested Readings for the name Waterman



  • Genealogy of Paine and Waterman Families by Robert John Paine.
  • Descendants of Roger Williams.

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

Other References

  1. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  3. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  5. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  6. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  7. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  8. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  9. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  10. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
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The Waterman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Waterman Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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