Westerman Family History

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Westerman Name Meaning

English: from Old English wester or westerne ‘western’ + mann ‘man’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived to the west of a settlement, or a regional name for one who had migrated from further west. Americanized spelling of Westermann.

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


Similar surnames: Westermann, Hesterman, Waterman, Chesterman, Westman, Weatherman

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Westerman Family Origin

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Westerman Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Westerman ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Engine Fitter

    2%
  • Forgeman (Iron)

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Labourer and Engine Fitter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westerman. The most common Westerman occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 8% of Westerman's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Westerman family was Forgeman (Iron).

Source: Census data for Westerman | Data not to scale

Westerman Historical Records

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Westerman Life Expectancy

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