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Westwater Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a minor place so named, now lost, in west Fife.

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


Similar surnames: Westgate, Outwater, Westover, Wetter, Westgard, Westrope, Freshwater

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Westwater Family Origin

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Westwater Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    10%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Engine Fitter

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Agricultural Labourer and Engine Fitter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Westwater. A less common occupation for the Westwater family was Labourer. The most common Westwater occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 10% of Westwater's were Coal Miners.

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Westwater Historical Records

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Westwater Life Expectancy

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