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Westlake Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived to the west of a stream, from Middle English by weste lake (see Lake). Westlake in Devon derives its name from the surname, rather than the other way around.

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


Similar surnames: Westgate, Kerslake, Westmark, Slape, Westrope, Westman, Weston

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Westlake Family Origin

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Westlake Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Labourer

    10%
  • School

    10%
  • Servant

    10%

In 1881, the most common Westlake occupation in Canada was Farmer. 39% of Westlake's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westlake. A less common occupation for the Westlake family was Servant.

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Westlake Historical Records

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Westlake Life Expectancy

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