Westland Family History

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Westland Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place so called. ‘Westlandis, called the Leyes of Tullochaddie’ were granted to the Marquis of Huntly in 1638.

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


Similar surnames: Westlund, Pentland, Hetland, Weinland, Westgard, Watland, Sweetland

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Westland Family Origin

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Westland Family Occupations

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

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  • Farm Labourer

    6%
  • Woolen Weaver

    6%
  • Woollen Weaver

    6%
  • Farmer

    4%

In 1881, the most common Westland occupation in the UK was Farm Labourer. 6% of Westland's were Farm Labourers. A less common occupation for the Westland family was Farmer. Farm Labourer, Woolen Weaver and Woollen Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westland.

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Westland Historical Records

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Westland Life Expectancy

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