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Westman Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Westmann, a variant of West, with the addition of Middle High German man ‘man’. Swedish: ornamental or topographic name of German origin.

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


Similar surnames: Wertman, Westen, Weltman, Wortman, Weitzman, Werman, Westmark

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Westman Family Origin

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Westman Family Occupations

What did your Westman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Scholar and N G were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westman. The most common Westman occupation in Canada was Farmer. 30% of Westman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Westman family was S..

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Scholar

    17%
  • N G

    3%
  • S.

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Westman ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Westman Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Westman ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Westman Life Expectancy

What is the average Westman lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, Westman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Westman in 1947 was 43, and 71 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Westman 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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