Westenberg Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Westenberg Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: habitational name from any of several places so named, for example in Lower Saxony and Meckenburg.

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


Similar surnames: Wesenberg, Westerberg, Wehrenberg, Westerbeck, Westberg, Steenberg

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Westenberg Family Origin

Where is the Westenberg family from?

Westenberg Family Occupations

What did your Westenberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Westenberg occupation in the USA was Laborer. 30% of Westenberg's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Westenberg family was Furniture Maker. Laborer, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westenberg.

View Census data for Westenberg | Data not to scale

  • Laborer

    30%
  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Furniture Maker

    10%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Westenberg Historical Records

What Westenberg family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Westenberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Westenberg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Westenberg

Passenger List

There are 445 immigration records available for the last name Westenberg. 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.

View all Westenberg immigration records

Draft Card

There are 607 military records available for the last name Westenberg. For the veterans among your Westenberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Westenberg military records

You've only scratched the surface of Westenberg family history.

Westenberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Westenberg lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Westenberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Westenberg in 1961 was 54, and 73 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Westenberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Westenberg 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.

Look up another name