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Westervelt Name Meaning

Dutch and Belgian (Westerveld): habitational name for someone from Westvelde in Drente, Westerveld in West Flanders, or Westervelt in Ebblinghem.

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


Similar surnames: Westhoven, Westerhold, Westerfeld, Westerbeck, Westerkamp, Westfield

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Westervelt Family Origin

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Westervelt Family Occupations

What did your Westervelt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westervelt. The most common Westervelt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Westervelt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Westervelt family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Westervelt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Westervelt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Westervelt 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Westervelt. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Westervelt. For the veterans among your Westervelt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Westervelt Life Expectancy

What is the average Westervelt lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Westervelt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Westervelt in 1955 was 35, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Westervelt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Westervelt ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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