waterman
noun Date: 12th century one who works or lives on the water: as a. a man who makes his living from the water (as by fishing) b. a boatman who plies for hire usually on inland waters or harbors

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  • Waterman — Wa ter*man, n.; pl. {Watermen}. [1913 Webster] 1. A man who plies for hire on rivers, lakes, or canals, or in harbors, in distinction from a seaman who is engaged on the high seas; a man who manages fresh water craft; a boatman; a ferryman. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Waterman — This interesting surname has two possible origins; firstly, it may be an occupational name for the servant of a bearer of the given name Wa(l)ter, deriving from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements wald meaning rule, plus heri, hari… …   Surnames reference

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