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Westfall Name Meaning

German and Dutch: regional name for someone from Westphalia, Middle High German, Middle Low German Westval.

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


Similar surnames: Still, Wall, Stall, Westman, Westfahl, Westmark, Westfield, Westgate

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Westfall Family Origin

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Westfall Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, the most common Westfall occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Westfall's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Westfall family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westfall.

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Westfall Historical Records

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Westfall Life Expectancy

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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