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Westrom Surname Meaning

Swedish (Weström): ornamental name composed of (an altered form of) the elements väst ‘west’ + ström ‘current stream’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Wenstrom, Edstrom, Wistrom, Bystrom, Ekstrom, Bostrom, Hedstrom

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Where is the Westrom family from?

You can see how Westrom families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Westrom family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Westrom families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 14 Westrom families living in Derbyshire. This was about 22% of all the recorded Westrom's in United Kingdom. Derbyshire and 1 other county had the highest population of Westrom families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Westrom surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Westrom ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Westrom. 100% of Westrom women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Westrom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Westrom census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 657 immigration records available for the last name Westrom. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 465 military records available for the last name Westrom. For the veterans among your Westrom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Westrom lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Westrom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Westrom in 1953 was 51, and 68 in 2004.

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