Westerdahl Family History

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Westerdahl Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental or topographic name composed of the elements väster ‘western’ + dahl, an ornamental spelling of dal ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Rosendahl, Stendahl, Bergendahl, Westergren, Westerholm, Westerlund

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Westerdahl Family Origin

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Westerdahl Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Jailor

    20%
  • Minister

    20%
  • Preacher

    20%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Westerdahl family was Preacher. The most common Westerdahl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Westerdahl's were Farmers. Farmer, Jailor and Minister were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westerdahl.

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Westerdahl Historical Records

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Westerdahl Life Expectancy

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