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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

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Westman Family Origin

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Westman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Scholar

    17%
  • N G

    3%
  • S.

    3%

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

Source: Census data for Westman | Data not to scale

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Westman Life Expectancy

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