Westfield Family History

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Westfield Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a field (Middle English feld) to the west (Middle English west) of a settlement, or a habitational name from either of two places named Westfield, in Norfolk and Sussex, from Old English west ‘west’ + feld ‘open country’.

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

Similar surnames: Woodfield, Whitfield, Winfield, Benefield, Chatfield, Winkfield

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Westfield Family Origin

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Westfield Family Occupations

What did your Westfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Horst Man was the top reported job for people in the CA named Westfield. 50% of Westfield men worked as a Horst Man

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Horst Man
  • Professional

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Westfield Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Westfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Westfield 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 980 immigration records available for the last name Westfield. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Westfield. For the veterans among your Westfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Westfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Westfield lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Westfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Westfield in 1953 was 60, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Westfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Westfield 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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