Westerhold Family History

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Westerhold Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from any of the places named Westerholt, for example in Oldenburg, Hannover, and Westphalia, or a topographic name for someone who lived in woods to the west of a settlement, from Middle Low German wester ‘westerly’ + holt ‘wood’, ‘forest’.

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


Similar surnames: Westerhoff, Westerfeld, Westermann, Westerkamp, Osterholt, Wester

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Westerhold Family Origin

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Westerhold Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Segar Maker

    14%
  • Carpenter

    7%

In 1880, the most common Westerhold occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Westerhold's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Segar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westerhold. A less common occupation for the Westerhold family was Carpenter.

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Westerhold Historical Records

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Westerhold Life Expectancy

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