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Westen Name Meaning

German, Dutch and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German, Middle Low German, Middle Dutch westen, German Westen ‘west’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived to the west of a settlement, or regional name for one who had migrated from further west. The Jewish name may also be of ornamental origin.

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


Similar surnames: Wester, West, Wetter, Nester, Pester, Osten, Gersten, Weiden, Kosten

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Westen Family Origin

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Westen Family Occupations

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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    33%
  • Housedecorator Out Of Employ

    17%
  • Jointra

    17%
  • Laborer (General)

    17%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Housedecorator Out Of Employ and Jointra were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westen. The most common Westen occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 33% of Westen's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Westen family was Laborer (General).

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Westen Historical Records

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Westen Life Expectancy

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