Westermann Family History

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Westermann Name Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German wester ‘westerly’ + man ‘man’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived to the west of a settlement, or regional name for one who had migrated from further west.

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


Similar surnames: Westerman, Ostermann, Hesterman, Wesemann, Westerkamp, Wesselmann

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Westermann Family Origin

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Westermann Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Cooper

    8%
  • Lager Beer Saloon

    8%
  • Cabinet Maker

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Westermann family was Cabinet Maker. Farmer, Cooper and Lager Beer Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westermann. The most common Westermann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 12% of Westermann's were Farmers.

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Westermann Historical Records

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Westermann Life Expectancy

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