Westfield Family History

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Westfield Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a field (Middle English feld) to the west (Middle English west) of a settlement, or a habitational name from either of two places named Westfield, in Norfolk and Sussex, from Old English west ‘west’ + feld ‘open country’.

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


Similar surnames: Woodfield, Whitfield, Winfield, Benefield, Chatfield, Winkfield

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Westfield Family Origin

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Westfield Family Occupations

What did your Westfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Westfield family was Auctioneer Printer & Postmaster Employing 22 Persons. The most common Westfield occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Westfield's were Farmers. Farmer, Agri Labourer and Annuitant () were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westfield.

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Agri Labourer

    3%
  • Annuitant ()

    3%
  • Auctioneer Printer & Postmaster Employing 22 Persons

    3%

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

Westfield Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Westfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Westfield census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Westfield

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Westfield. 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 Westfield. For the veterans among your Westfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Westfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Westfield lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Westfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Westfield in 1953 was 60, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Westfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Westfield 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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