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Westhoven Name Meaning

Dutch and Belgian (van Westhove(n)): habitational name for someone from Westhof or Westhove in West Flanders, or any of various other places similarly named.

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


Similar surnames: Westover, Westhoff, Weston, Westgate, Westen, Westrope, Esther

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Westhoven Family Origin

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Westhoven Family Occupations

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

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  • Coal Miner

    25%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Clerk In Store

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%

In 1880, Coal Miner, Carpenter and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westhoven. A less common occupation for the Westhoven family was Farm Laborer. The most common Westhoven occupation in the USA was Coal Miner. 25% of Westhoven's were Coal Miners.

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Westhoven Historical Records

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Westhoven Life Expectancy

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