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Westover Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places called Westover, in Somerset and the Isle of Wight, both named with Old English west + ofer ‘ridge’ or ofer ‘bank’.

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


Similar surnames: Weston, Westhoven, Westrope, Weaver, Bester, Wetter, Westwater

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Westover Family Origin

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Westover Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • French Polisher

    10%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Asst Coachman

    3%

In 1881, the most common Westover occupation in the UK was Farmer. 17% of Westover's were Farmers. Farmer, French Polisher and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westover. A less common occupation for the Westover family was Asst Coachman.

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Westover Historical Records

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Westover Life Expectancy

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