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Wester Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German wëster ‘westerly’, 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.

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

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Wester Family Origin

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Wester Family Occupations

What did your Wester ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farming

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wester. The most common Wester occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Wester's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wester family was Farming.

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Wester Historical Records

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Wester Life Expectancy

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