Watkinson is a surname of English origin. At the time of the British Census of 1881 Watkinson Surname at Forebears, its frequency was highest in Nottinghamshire (4.1 times the British average), followed by Cambridgeshire, Derbyshire, Yorkshire, Lancashire, Suffolk, Lincolnshire, Essex and Cheshire. The name Watkinson may apply to:
A surname, family name, or last name is the portion of a personal name that indicates a person's family. Depending on the culture, all members of a family unit may have identical surnames or there may be variations based on the cultural rules.
The English people are a nation and an ethnic group native to England who speak the English language. The English identity is of early medieval origin, when they were known in Old English as the Angelcynn. Their ethnonym is derived from the Angles, one of the Germanic peoples who migrated to Great Britain around the 5th century AD. England is one of the countries of the United Kingdom, and the majority of people living there are British citizens.
Nottinghamshire is a county in the East Midlands region of England, bordering South Yorkshire to the north-west, Lincolnshire to the east, Leicestershire to the south, and Derbyshire to the west. The traditional county town is Nottingham, though the county council is based at County Hall in West Bridgford in the borough of Rushcliffe, at a site facing Nottingham over the River Trent.
Dame Angela Eileen Watkinson, DBE is a British politician. She was Conservative Party Member of Parliament (MP) for Hornchurch and Upminster until 2017, and was first elected in 2001 to the earlier seat of Upminster, defeating Labour's Keith Darvill who had taken the seat from the Conservatives in 1997. She was re-elected with an increased majorities in 2005 and 2010.
The English mezzo-soprano Carolyn Watkinson is a well-known singer of baroque music. Her voice is alternately characterized as mezzo-soprano and contralto.
Eddie Watkinson is an experimental video and internet artist. Eddie studied design and technology at Parsons The New School for Design. Eddie has had his work shown nationwide through Siggraph and at New york Animation Festivals. In 2009 he competed in the motion graphics competition at Cut&Paste. Eddie has animated several television and film spots including Iceroad Truckers, Inside Edition, and ESPN Classic.
|surname Watkinson. If an internal link intending to refer to a specific person led you to this page, you may wish to change that link by adding the person's given name(s) to the link.This page lists people with the|
Murray may refer to:
Swann may refer to:
Peter Taylor may refer to:
William or Bill Murray may refer to:
William, Bill, or Billy Gray may refer to:
Johnstone is a surname. It is a variant of the similar surname Johnston which in most cases is a habitational surname derived from several places in Scotland.
Murray is both a Scottish and an Irish surname with two distinct respective etymologies. The Scottish version is a common variation of the word Moray, an anglicisation of the Medieval Gaelic word Muireb ; the b here was pronounced as v, hence the Latinization to Moravia. These names denote the district on the south shore of the Moray Firth, in Scotland. Murray is a direct transliteration of how Scottish people pronounce the word Moray. The Murray spelling is not used for the geographical area, which is Moray, but it became the commonest form of the surname, especially among Scottish emigrants, to the extent that the surname Murray is now much more common than the original surname Moray. See also Clan Murray.
Symonds is a surname with French, English and German origins. Notable people with the surname include:
Watkins is an English and Welsh surname derived as a patronymic from Watkin, in turn a diminutive of the name Watt, a popular Middle English given name itself derived as a pet form of the name Walter.
Lucas is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
The surname Burns has several origins. In some cases it derived from the Middle English or Scots burn, and originated as a topographic name for an individual who lived by a stream. In other cases the surname is a variant form of the surname Burnhouse, which originated as habitational name, derived from a place name made up of the word elements burn and house. In other cases the surname Burns originated as a nickname meaning "burn house". In other cases, the surname Burns is an Anglicised form of the Gaelic Ó Broin, which means "descendant of Bran". In some cases the surname Burns is an Americanized form of the Jewish surname Bernstein, which is derived from the German bernstein ("amber").
Kirby is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
Forster is an English surname meaning "forester".. Notable people with this surname include:
Murray Paul Watkinson was a New Zealand rower. He competed at the 1964 and 1972 Summer Olympics in the single sculls and placed fifth and tenth, respectively. He won a European bronze medal in this event in 1971.
Peter Watkinson is a former New Zealand rower.
Cowley is a surname in the English language.
Stout is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
Goldie is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
Eade is an English surname.
Kemp is a surname of English origin which means "soldier." Notable people with the surname include: