Westrope Family History

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Westrope Name Meaning

English: habitational name a place in Wiltshire named Westrop, from Old English west ‘west’ + þrop ‘village’, or perhaps from Westrip in Gloucestershire or Westhorpe in Buckinghamshire, both having the same origin as the place in Wiltshire.

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


Similar surnames: Westbrook, Westcott, Westgate, Westwood, Weston, Westrup, Westover

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Westrope Family Origin

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Westrope Family Occupations

What did your Westrope ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Westrope family was Carpenter. Farmer, Retired Farmer and Brick & Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westrope. The most common Westrope occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Westrope's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Retired Farmer

    11%
  • Brick & Stone Mason

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Westrope Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Westrope Life Expectancy

What is the average Westrope lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Westrope life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Westrope in 1952 was 50, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Westrope

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Westrope 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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