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Westervelt Family History

Westervelt Name Meaning
Dutch and Belgian (Westerveld): habitational name for someone from Westvelde in Drente, Westerveld in West Flanders, or Westervelt in Ebblinghem.

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

136,768 Historical Documents with Westervelt on Ancestry.com
13,568 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,036 Military Records
1,492 Immigration Records
17,191 Census and Voter Lists
101,481 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Westervelt Families

  • Number of Westervelt families
     75 - 148
     26 - 74
     1 - 25
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Westervelt families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Westervelt last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Westervelt Family Origin

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Westervelt Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Westervelt

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Westervelt Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Westervelt Civil War Service Records

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