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Westrick Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place named Westerwick or a variant spelling of Westrich.

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


Similar surnames: Westrich, Westerbeck, Wernick, Headrick, Buttrick, Westrope, Beswick

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Where is the Westrick family from?

You can see how Westrick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Westrick family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Westrick families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 89 Westrick families living in Ohio. This was about 51% of all the recorded Westrick's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Westrick families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Westrick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Westrick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Westrick. 30% of Westrick men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Westrick women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Westrick were Salesman and Waitress.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Carpenter
    6%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    18%
  • Teacher
    16%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Waitress
    10%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Westrick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Westrick census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 287 immigration records available for the last name Westrick. 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 Cards

There are 971 military records available for the last name Westrick. For the veterans among your Westrick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Westrick lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Westrick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Westrick in 1958 was 52, and 80 in 2004.

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