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Westfield Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a field (Middle English feld) to the west (Middle English west) of a settlement, or a habitational name from either of two places named Westfield, in Norfolk and Sussex, from Old English west ‘west’ + feld ‘open country’.

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


Similar surnames: Woodfield, Whitfield, Winfield, Benefield, Chatfield, Winkfield

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Westfield Family Origin

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Westfield Family Occupations

What did your Westfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Westfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Westfield's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westfield. A less common occupation for the Westfield family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Westfield ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Westfield Historical Records

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

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Westfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Westfield lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, Westfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Westfield in 1953 was 60, and 82 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Westfield ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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