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Westerhoff Name Meaning

North German (Westphalia): topographic name for someone who lived on a farm situated to the west of a settlement, from Middle Low German wester ‘westerly’ + hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’.

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

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Westerhoff Family Origin

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Westerhoff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Billiard Keeper

    7%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%

In 1880, the most common Westerhoff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Westerhoff's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Billiard Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westerhoff. A less common occupation for the Westerhoff family was Cabinet Maker.

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Westerhoff Historical Records

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Westerhoff Life Expectancy

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