Westerman Family History

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Westerman Name Meaning

English: from Old English wester or westerne ‘western’ + mann ‘man’, 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. Americanized spelling of Westermann.

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


Similar surnames: Westermann, Hesterman, Waterman, Chesterman, Westman, Weatherman

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Westerman Family Origin

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Westerman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Blanchisseuse

    20%
  • Farmer Lab

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Westerman family was Farmer Lab. Farmer and Blanchisseuse were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Westerman. The most common Westerman occupation in Canada was Farmer. 60% of Westerman's were Farmers.

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Westerman Historical Records

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Westerman Life Expectancy

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