Westbury Family History

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Westbury Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Westbury, for example in Buckinghamshire, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Shropshire, Somerset, and Wiltshire, from Old English west ‘west’ + byrig, dative case of burh ‘fortress’, ‘fortified town’.

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

Similar surnames: Westby, Astbury, Woodbury, Alsbury, Amesbury, Asbury, Eastburn

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Westbury Family Origin

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Westbury Family Occupations

What did your Westbury ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westbury. The most common Westbury occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 14% of Westbury's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Westbury family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Painter

  • Farm Laborer


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

Westbury Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Westbury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Westbury 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Westbury. 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 Westbury. For the veterans among your Westbury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Westbury Life Expectancy

What is the average Westbury lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Westbury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Westbury in 1959 was 70, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Westbury

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Westbury 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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