Westerbeck Family History

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Westerbeck Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from any of several places so named, for example near Braunschweig and Osnabrück. Americanized spelling of Dutch Westerbeek, a habitational name from Westerbeek in North Brabant or Westerbeke in Zeeland.

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


Similar surnames: Westerberg, Westenberg, Wesenberg, Hesterberg, Storbeck, Westerhold

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Westerbeck Family Origin

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Westerbeck Family Occupations

What did your Westerbeck ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westerbeck. A less common occupation for the Westerbeck family was Keeping House. The most common Westerbeck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Westerbeck's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

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

Westerbeck Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Westerbeck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Westerbeck 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 173 immigration records available for the last name Westerbeck. 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 270 military records available for the last name Westerbeck. For the veterans among your Westerbeck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Westerbeck Life Expectancy

What is the average Westerbeck lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Westerbeck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Westerbeck in 1956 was 57, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Westerbeck

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Westerbeck 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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