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Where did the English Westermann family come from? What is the English Westermann family crest and coat of arms? When did the Westermann family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Westermann family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Westerman, Westman, Westeman, Westarman, Wystman and many more.
First found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1379 when Johannes Westerman held a family seat with estates in that shire.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Westermann research. Another 276 words(20 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Westermann History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Westermann Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Westermann Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
Westermann Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Westermann Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Westermann Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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