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Westlund Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements west ‘väst’ + lund ‘grove’. In some cases, the name may be habitational, from a farm or settlement so named.

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


Similar surnames: Westerlund, Ostlund, Westling, Asplund, Westland, Westgard, Heglund

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Westlund Family Origin

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Westlund Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Coal Miner

    13%
  • Tailor

    13%
  • Carpenter

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Coal Miner and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westlund. A less common occupation for the Westlund family was Carpenter. The most common Westlund occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Westlund's were Farmers.

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Westlund Historical Records

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Westlund Life Expectancy

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