Westerbeck Family History

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Westerbeck Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from any of several places so named, for example near Braunschweig and Osnabrück. Americanized spelling of Dutch Westerbeek, a habitational name from Westerbeek in North Brabant or Westerbeke in Zeeland.

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


Similar surnames: Westerberg, Westenberg, Wesenberg, Hesterberg, Storbeck, Westerhold

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Westerbeck Family Origin

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Westerbeck Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

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In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westerbeck. A less common occupation for the Westerbeck family was Keeping House. The most common Westerbeck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Westerbeck's were Farmers.

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Westerbeck Historical Records

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Westerbeck Life Expectancy

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