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Westgard Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of over fifteen farmsteads, mainly in southeastern Norway, so named from vest ‘west’ + gard ‘farm’. Swedish (Westgaard, Westgård): ornamental or habitational name of the same etymology as 1.

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


Similar surnames: Westlund, Westergard, Wingard, Westgate, Westberg, Weingard, Sogard

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Westgard Family Occupations

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Passenger List

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Westgard Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Westgard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Westgard in 1951 was 46, and 82 in 2004.

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