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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

What did your Westover ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, 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. The most common Westover occupation in the UK was Farmer. 17% of Westover's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • French Polisher

    10%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Asst Coachman

    3%

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

Westover Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Westover Life Expectancy

What is the average Westover lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Westover life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1953. The average life expectancy for Westover in 1942 was 26, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Westover

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Westover 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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