The surname Westerbur is a compound name created from the Middle High German words "west" meaning "west" and "burg" which means "hill."
Early Origins of the Westerbur family
The surname Westerbur was first found in Austria
, where the name Westerbur 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 Westerbur family
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Westerbur Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Westerburg, Westerberg, Westerburger, Westerberger, Westerburgh, Westerburgher, Wester, Westeburg, Westeberg, Westberg and many more.
Early Notables of the Westerbur family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Westerbur family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Anna Hohanna Westerber, age 17; who arrived in America in 1839; Hohan Theodor Westerberg, age 27; who came with his wife Anna Hoegstrom Westerberg to New York city in 1848.