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Westray Family Origin

Where is the Westray family from?

Westray Family Occupations

What did your Westray ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Westray family was Farm Labor. The most common Westray occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 36% of Westray's were Farm Laborers. Farm Laborer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westray.

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  • Farm Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Labor


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

Westray Historical Records

What Westray family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Westray. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Westray census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Westray

Passenger List

There are 724 immigration records available for the last name Westray. 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 588 military records available for the last name Westray. For the veterans among your Westray ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Westray Life Expectancy

What is the average Westray lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Westray life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Westray in 1957 was 58, and 72 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Westray

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Westray 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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