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Westbrooks Family History

Westbrooks Name Meaning
Altered form of Westbrook; the addition of a final -s is a characteristic of North American surnames.

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

46,421 Historical Documents with Westbrooks on Ancestry.com
10,577 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,745 Military Records
112 Immigration Records
11,419 Census and Voter Lists
22,568 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Westbrooks Families

  • Number of Westbrooks families
     45 - 87
     16 - 44
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Westbrooks families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Westbrooks last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Westbrooks census records

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Westbrooks Family Origin

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Westbrooks Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Westbrooks

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Westbrooks Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Westbrooks census records

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Westbrooks Civil War Service Records

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