Westrum Family History

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Westrum Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of four farmsteads in eastern Norway named Vestrum or Vestrom, from Old Norse vestr ‘west’ + heimr ‘homestead’. German: habitational name from a place so named near Lingen.

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


Similar surnames: Westrup, Strom, Lerum, Westrom, Westlund, Westbury, Ostrem, Westrick

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Westrum Family Origin

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Westrum Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Atty At Law

    10%
  • Cigar Box Trimmer In Shop

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

In 1880, the most common Westrum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Westrum's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Westrum family was Keeping House. Farmer, Atty At Law and Cigar Box Trimmer In Shop were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westrum.

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Westrum Historical Records

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Westrum Life Expectancy

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