Westerkamp Family History

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Westerkamp Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by or owned a piece of land to the west of a settlement, from Middle Low German wester ‘westerly’ + kamp ‘enclosed field’, ‘domain’.

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


Similar surnames: Wetenkamp, Westermann, Osterkamp, Eckelkamp, Weitkamp, Wehrkamp

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Westerkamp Family Origin

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Westerkamp Family Occupations

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  • Boot And Shoemaker

    18%
  • Butcher

    9%
  • Cabinet Maker

    9%
  • Carpenter

    9%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Westerkamp family was Carpenter. Boot And Shoemaker, Butcher and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westerkamp. The most common Westerkamp occupation in the USA was Boot And Shoemaker. 18% of Westerkamp's were Boot And Shoemakers.

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Westerkamp Historical Records

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Westerkamp Life Expectancy

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