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.
Early History of the Westhoff family
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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.
Early Notables of the Westhoff family (pre 1700)
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^ 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)