Westgate Family History

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Westgate Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by the west gate of a city, from Middle English west ‘west’ + gate ‘gate’, or, in northern and eastern areas, ‘street’ (from Old Norse gata), or a habitational name from any of numerous places named Westgate, for example in County Durham, Kent, and Northumberland.

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


Similar surnames: Westlake, Wingate, Westcott, Westrope, Redgate, Westgard, Westmark

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Westgate Family Origin

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Westgate Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westgate. A less common occupation for the Westgate family was Carpenter. The most common Westgate occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Westgate's were Farmers.

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Westgate Life Expectancy

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