Late 16C English Given Names: Notes on Watkin

Late Sixteenth Century English Given Names

Notes on the name Watkin

Watkin: This diminutive of Walter seems to have persisted longer in Wales than elsewhere. Both entries are Welsh: Watkin Lloide, of Winforton, Herefordshire, and Watkin Morgan Parrye, of Llanddobetherley (?), Monmouthshire.

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