Westall Family History

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Westall Name Meaning

English: Black identifies this as a habitational name from the lands of Westhall in the parish of Oyne, Aberdeenshire. However, the surname now occurs predominantly in England, particularly Berkshire, which suggests that an additional or a different source may be involved.

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


Similar surnames: Edsall, Westfall, Westby, Estill, Kendall, Benthall, Staal, Woodall

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Westall Family Origin

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Westall Family Occupations

What did your Westall ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westall. A less common occupation for the Westall family was Keeping House. The most common Westall occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Westall's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Engineer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Westall ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Westall Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Westall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Westall census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Westall. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Westall. For the veterans among your Westall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Westall Life Expectancy

What is the average Westall lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Westall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Westall in 1949 was 32, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Westall

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Westall ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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