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Westman Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Westmann, a variant of West, with the addition of Middle High German man ‘man’. Swedish: ornamental or topographic name of German origin.

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


Similar surnames: Wertman, Westen, Weltman, Wortman, Weitzman, Werman, Westmark

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Westman Family Origin

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Westman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westman. The most common Westman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Westman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Westman family was Blacksmith.

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Westman Historical Records

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Westman Life Expectancy

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