Westin Family History

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Westin Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements väst ‘west’ + the common suffix -in.

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


Similar surnames: Westling, Wedin, Westen, Westman, Weston, Entin, Astin, Wergin, West

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Westin Family Origin

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Westin Family Occupations

What did your Westin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Westin family was Carpenter. The most common Westin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Westin's were Farmers. Farmer, Baker and Boatman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westin.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Boatman

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Westin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Westin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Westin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Westin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Westin. For the veterans among your Westin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Westin Life Expectancy

What is the average Westin lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Westin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Westin in 1950 was 32, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Westin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Westin 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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