Westermeyer Family History

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Westermeyer Name Meaning

German: topographic name for a tenant farmer who lived on a farm or estate situated to the west of a settlement, from Middle High German wester ‘westerly’ + meier ‘tenant farmer’.

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


Similar surnames: Wedemeyer, Westermann, Westerfeld, Heinemeyer, Rosemeyer, Steinmeyer

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Westermeyer Family Origin

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Westermeyer Family Occupations

What did your Westermeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Westermeyer occupation in the USA was Butcher. 15% of Westermeyer's were Butchers. Butcher, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westermeyer. A less common occupation for the Westermeyer family was Carpenter.

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  • Butcher

    15%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%

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Westermeyer Historical Records

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

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Westermeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Westermeyer lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, Westermeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Westermeyer in 1958 was 39, and 91 in 2004.

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