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Westhoff Early Origins



The surname Westhoff was first found in Saxony, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

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Westhoff Spelling Variations


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Westhoff Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Westover, Westhoven, Westhaven, Westhaffer, Westhaff, Westhoff, Westenoff, Westhaffner, Westoffer, Westopher and many more.

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Westhoff Early History


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Westhoff Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Westhoff research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1613 is included under the topic Early Westhoff History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Westhoff Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Westhoff Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Westhoff Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Westhoff Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Frantz Westhoff, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1786-1808
  • Frantzcisell Westhoff, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1786-1808
  • Gronimus Westhoff, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1786-1808
  • Wilhelm Westhoff, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1786-1808

Westhoff Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Elis Westhoff, who landed in America in 1837
  • Albert Westhoff, who landed in America in 1846
  • Christ Westhoff, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1873
  • Johanssen G Westhoff, who landed in Iowa in 1879
  • Johnsen G Westhoff, who arrived in Iowa in 1881

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Contemporary Notables of the name Westhoff (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Westhoff (post 1700)



  • Paul A. Westhoff Sr., American Democrat politician, Mayor of O'Fallon, Missouri, 1955-57
  • Alberta Westhoff, American Democrat politician, Chair of Neosho County Democratic Party, 2011

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Westhoff Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    3. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The Westhoff Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Westhoff 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.

    This page was last modified on 4 November 2015 at 11:10.

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