Westergard Family History

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Westergard Name Meaning

Scandinavian (Westergård): habitational name from a place so named, from wester- ‘western’ + gard ‘farm’.

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

Similar surnames: Westgard, Westerlund, Westerberg, Westberg, Prestegard, Ostergaard

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Westergard Family Origin

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Westergard Family Occupations

What did your Westergard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Blacksmith, Clerk In Store and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westergard. The most common Westergard occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 25% of Westergard's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Westergard family was Farmer.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Clerk In Store

  • Coal Miner

  • Farmer


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

Westergard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Westergard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Westergard 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 775 immigration records available for the last name Westergard. 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 836 military records available for the last name Westergard. For the veterans among your Westergard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Westergard Life Expectancy

What is the average Westergard lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Westergard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Westergard in 1954 was 65, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Westergard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Westergard 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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