Westerman Family History

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Westerman Name Meaning

English: from Old English wester or westerne ‘western’ + mann ‘man’, 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. Americanized spelling of Westermann.

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


Similar surnames: Westermann, Hesterman, Waterman, Chesterman, Westman, Weatherman

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Westerman Family Origin

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Westerman Family Occupations

What did your Westerman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westerman. A less common occupation for the Westerman family was Merchant. The most common Westerman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Westerman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Merchant

    2%

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Westerman Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Westerman ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Westerman Life Expectancy

What is the average Westerman lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, Westerman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Westerman in 1942 was 60, and 80 in 2004.

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