The surname Westburg is a compound name created from the Middle High German words "west" meaning "west" and "burg" which means "hill."
Early Origins of the Westburg family
The surname Westburg was first found in Austria
, where the name Westburg was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal
society of Europe. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.
Early History of the Westburg family
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Westburg Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Westerburg, Westerberg, Westerburger, Westerberger, Westerburgh, Westerburgher, Wester, Westeburg, Westeberg, Westberg and many more.
Early Notables of the Westburg family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Westburg family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Westburg Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Johan Olof Westburg, who landed in Savanna(h), Georgia in 1850 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)