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Wester Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German wëster ‘westerly’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived to the west of a settlement, or a regional name for one who had migrated from further west.

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


Similar surnames: Westen, Vester, Tester, Nester, Ester, Wetter, Hester, Pester, Rester

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Wester Family Origin

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Wester Family Occupations

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  • School

    43%
  • Farmer

    29%
  • Farmer Son School

    29%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wester family was Farmer Son School. School and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wester. The most common Wester occupation in Canada was School. 43% of Wester's were Schools.

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Wester Historical Records

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Wester Life Expectancy

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