Westerlund Family History

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Westerlund Name Meaning

Swedish and Danish: ornamental name composed of the elements väster ‘western’ + lund ‘grove’, or a habitational name from a place so named.

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


Similar surnames: Westlund, Osterlund, Setterlund, Westerberg, Westergard, Stenlund

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Westerlund Family Origin

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Westerlund Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Keeps House

    17%
  • Tinner

    17%

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In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westerlund. A less common occupation for the Westerlund family was Tinner. The most common Westerlund occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Westerlund's were Farmers.

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Westerlund Historical Records

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Westerlund Life Expectancy

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