Westergren Family History

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Westergren Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements väster ‘western’ + gren ‘branch’.

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


Similar surnames: Ostergren, Settergren, Cedergren, Westerdahl, Westerholm, Sodergren

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Westergren Family Origin

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Westergren Family Occupations

What did your Westergren ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Westergren family was Farmer. The most common Westergren occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 13% of Westergren's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Carpenter and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westergren.

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  • Blacksmith

    13%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Clerk In Store

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Westergren Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Westergren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Westergren 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Westergren. 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 242 military records available for the last name Westergren. For the veterans among your Westergren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Westergren Life Expectancy

What is the average Westergren lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Westergren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Westergren in 1963 was 64, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Westergren

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