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

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Westermeyer Family Origin

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Westermeyer Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    15%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%

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

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Westermeyer Historical Records

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Westermeyer Life Expectancy

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