Westbrooks Family History

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Westbrooks Name Meaning

Altered form of Westbrook; the addition of a final -s is a characteristic of North American surnames.

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


Similar surnames: Westbrook, Brooks, Westerhaus, Westerhold, Westerhoff, Rosebrook

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Westbrooks Family Origin

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Westbrooks Family Occupations

What did your Westbrooks ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Westbrooks occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Westbrooks's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Westbrooks family was Farm Hand. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westbrooks.

View Census data for Westbrooks | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    52%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Farm Hand

    4%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Westbrooks Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Westbrooks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Westbrooks 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Westbrooks. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Westbrooks. For the veterans among your Westbrooks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Westbrooks Life Expectancy

What is the average Westbrooks lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Westbrooks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Westbrooks in 1958 was 34, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Westbrooks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Westbrooks 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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