Westmeyer Family History

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Westmeyer Name Meaning

German: variant of Westermei\yer.

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


Similar surnames: Wittmeyer, Wehmeyer, Tegtmeyer, Wedemeyer, Reitmeyer, Wesseler

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Westmeyer Family Origin

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Westmeyer Family Occupations

What did your Westmeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Westmeyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Westmeyer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Westmeyer family was Clerk Drug House. Farmer, Candy Maker and Chairmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westmeyer.

View Census data for Westmeyer | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    21%
  • Candy Maker

    7%
  • Chairmaker

    7%
  • Clerk Drug House

    7%

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

Westmeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Westmeyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Westmeyer 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 Westmeyer. 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 Westmeyer. For the veterans among your Westmeyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Westmeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Westmeyer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Westmeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Westmeyer in 1962 was 80, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Westmeyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Westmeyer 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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