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Westrate Name Meaning

Dutch (Westraete): from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements fasta ‘fast’, ‘fixed’ + reda ‘counsel’, ‘advice’.

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


Similar surnames: Westgate, Westrom, Strate, Westerdahl, Westfall, Strater, Verstraete

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Westrate Family Origin

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Westrate Family Occupations

What did your Westrate ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Westrate occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Westrate's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Westrate Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Westrate Life Expectancy

What is the average Westrate lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Westrate life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Westrate in 1961 was 47, and 71 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Westrate 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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