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Westerman Family History

Westerman Name Meaning
English: from Old English wester or westerne ‘western’ + mann ‘man’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived to the west of a settlement, or a regional name for one who had migrated from further west.Americanized spelling of Westermann.

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

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69,259 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,856 Military Records
4,535 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Westerman Families

  • Number of Westerman families
     37 - 71
     13 - 36
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Westerman families
     392 - 782
     131 - 391
     1 - 130
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Westerman families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Westerman Family Origin

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Westerman Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Westerman

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Westerman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Westerman census records

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Westerman Civil War Service Records

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