Westland Family History

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Westland Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place so called. ‘Westlandis, called the Leyes of Tullochaddie’ were granted to the Marquis of Huntly in 1638.

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

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Westland Family Origin

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Westland Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Cabinet Ma

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Westland family was Carpenter. The most common Westland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Westland's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Cabinet Ma were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westland.

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Westland Life Expectancy

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