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Westendorf Family History

Westendorf Name Meaning
German: habitational name from any of several places so named.

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

44,633 Historical Documents with Westendorf on Ancestry.com
10,906 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,087 Military Records
1,431 Immigration Records
8,135 Census and Voter Lists
23,074 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Westendorf Families

  • Number of Westendorf families
     21 - 40
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Westendorf families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Westendorf last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Westendorf census records

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Westendorf Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Westendorf families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Westendorf Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Westendorf families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Westendorf

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Westendorf Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Westendorf census records

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Westendorf Civil War Service Records

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