Westbay Family History

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Westbay Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. Perhaps an Americanized form of Norwegian and Swedish Westby.

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


Similar surnames: Westby, Westman, Estey, Westberry, Stray, Pettay, Westgard, Wesely

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Westbay Family Origin

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Westbay Family Occupations

What did your Westbay ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westbay. The most common Westbay occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Westbay's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Westbay family was Dentist.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Dentist

    6%

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

Westbay Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Westbay

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Westbay. 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 Westbay. For the veterans among your Westbay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Westbay Life Expectancy

What is the average Westbay lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Westbay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Westbay in 1963 was 74, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Westbay

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Westbay 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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