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Westbrook Family History

Westbrook Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of various places named Westbrook, for example in Berkshire, Kent, and the Isle of Wight, from Old English west ‘west’ + broc ‘brook’.Altered spelling of Dutch Westbroek, a habitational name from a place so named near Utrecht.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Westbrook Families

  • Number of Westbrook families
     121 - 240
     41 - 120
     1 - 40
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Westbrook families
     198 - 393
     67 - 197
     1 - 66
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Westbrook families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Westbrook Family Origin

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Westbrook Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Westbrook

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Westbrook Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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