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Westfield Family History

Westfield Name Meaning
English: topographic name for someone who lived by a field (Middle English feld) to the west (Middle English west) of a settlement, or a habitational name from either of two places named Westfield, in Norfolk and Sussex, from Old English west ‘west’ + feld ‘open country’.

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

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888 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Westfield Families

  • Number of Westfield families
     24 - 46
     9 - 23
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Westfield families
     33 - 63
     12 - 32
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Westfield last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Westfield census records

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Westfield Family Origin

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Westfield Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Westfield

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Westfield Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Westfield census records

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Westfield Civil War Service Records

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