Westenhaver Family History

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Westenhaver Name Meaning

Dutch or North German: habitational name from a place called Westerhaven or Westerhever west of Husum.

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


Similar surnames: Westenberg, Weidenhammer, Westwater, Westover, Westerhaus, Westhoven

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Westenhaver Family Origin

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Westenhaver Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    77%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Westenhaver family was Farming. Farmer, Coal Miner and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westenhaver. The most common Westenhaver occupation in the USA was Farmer. 77% of Westenhaver's were Farmers.

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Westenhaver Historical Records

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Westenhaver Life Expectancy

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