Westerberg Family History

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Westerberg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of numerous places so named. Swedish: ornamental or habitational name from väster ‘western’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Hesterberg, Westenberg, Osterberg, Westberg, Winterberg, Westerbeck

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Westerberg Family Origin

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Westerberg Family Occupations

What did your Westerberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Hotel Pantryman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Westerberg. 17% of Westerberg men worked as a Hotel Pantryman and 23% of Westerberg women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Westerberg were Plasterer and Dressmaker

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Hotel Pantryman
    17%
  • Hotel Wine Cellarman
    17%
  • O A P Incapacitated
    17%
  • Plasterer
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    23%
  • Unpaid Household Duties
    23%
  • Domestic Servant
    12%
  • Dressmaker
    12%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Westerberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Westerberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Westerberg 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Westerberg. 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 Westerberg. For the veterans among your Westerberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Westerberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Westerberg lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Westerberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Westerberg in 1940 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Westerberg

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