Westerfeld Family History

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Westerfeld Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German, Middle Low German wester ‘westerly’, ‘west’ + velt ‘open country’.

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


Similar surnames: Westerhold, Winterfeld, Wiesenfeld, Sommerfeld, Westfield, Westerkamp

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Westerfeld Family Origin

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Westerfeld Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Bakery

    7%
  • Bakery & Restaurant

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Westerfeld occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Westerfeld's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Westerfeld family was Bakery & Restaurant. Farmer, Laborer and Bakery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westerfeld.

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Westerfeld Historical Records

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Westerfeld Life Expectancy

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