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Westrup Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named near Osnabrück. English: variant of Westrope. Danish: habitational name from any of several places so named.

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


Similar surnames: Westrum, Westby, Bentrup, Westrope, Westrick, Dastrup, Westrich

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Westrup Family Origin

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Westrup Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Agt. For Liquer Store

    14%
  • Brick Mason

    14%
  • Milk Dealer

    14%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Westrup family was Milk Dealer. Farmer, Agt. For Liquer Store and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westrup. The most common Westrup occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Westrup's were Farmers.

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Westrup Historical Records

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Westrup Life Expectancy

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