Westry Family History

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Westry Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Compare Westray.

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

Similar surnames: Westby, Westray, Ventry, Gentry, Ventre, Wesley, Estay, Westley

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Westry Family Origin

Where is the Westry family from?

Westry Family Occupations

What did your Westry ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Civil Officer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westry. A less common occupation for the Westry family was Farm Laborer. The most common Westry occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Westry's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Civil Officer

  • Farm Laborer


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

Westry Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Westry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Westry 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 76 immigration records available for the last name Westry. 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 231 military records available for the last name Westry. For the veterans among your Westry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Westry Life Expectancy

What is the average Westry lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Westry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Westry in 1957 was 47, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Westry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Westry 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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