× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright 2000 - 2016


Westmoreland Early Origins



The surname Westmoreland was first found in Durham, where the name appeared in the 13th century. The name Westmoreland, like many surnames, came from the place where the family lived, and presumably held some degree of power. Westmorland, originally Westmoringaland was a place in North Yorkshire, the name meaning "the place west of the moors."

Close

Westmoreland Spelling Variations


Expand

Westmoreland Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Westmorland, Westmoreland, Westmoringaland and others.

Close

Westmoreland Early History


Expand

Westmoreland Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Westmoreland research. Another 281 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1242 and 1375 are included under the topic Early Westmoreland History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Westmoreland Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

Westmoreland Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Westmoreland Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • James Westmoreland, who arrived in Boston in 1652
  • James Westmoreland, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1652

Westmoreland Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Westmoreland, aged 37, arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Epaminondas"

Westmoreland Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Westmoreland arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ida Zeigler" in 1863
  • Edwin Westmoreland arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ida Zeigler" in 1863
  • William Westmoreland arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Hermione" in 1883
  • Mary Ann Westmoreland arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Hermione" in 1883
  • Annie Westmoreland arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Hermione" in 1883
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Close

Contemporary Notables of the name Westmoreland (post 1700)


Expand

Contemporary Notables of the name Westmoreland (post 1700)



  • Henry Westmoreland, retired American professional soccer goalkeeper
  • Richard Carl Westmoreland (b. 1941), former American college and professional American football player
  • J D Westmoreland (b. 1973), American jazz composer and performer
  • Eric Westmoreland (b. 1977), former American linebacker in the NFL
  • Paul "Okie Paul" Westmoreland (1916-2005), American musician, songwriter, and disc jockey
  • Kathy Westmoreland (b. 1945), American singer
  • John Franklin Westmoreland (1847-1913), American politician, Member of North Carolina State Senate 26th District, 1895-96
  • L. A. Westmoreland, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Hot Springs, Arkansas, 1953
  • Lynn A. Westmoreland (b. 1950), American Republican politician, U.S. Representative from Georgia, 2005-08
  • T. G. Westmoreland (b. 1964), American Republican politician, Chair of Cleveland County Republican Party, 2004-08, 2009-11; Member of North Carolina State Senate 46th District, 2012-
  • ... (Another 8 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Close

Suggested Readings for the name Westmoreland


Expand

Suggested Readings for the name Westmoreland



  • Westmoreland Nee Neville by Olin V. Mapes.
  • The Westmores of Hollywood by Frank Westmore.

Close

Westmoreland Family Crest Products


Expand

Westmoreland Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also




Close

Citations


Expand

Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    2. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    5. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    6. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    8. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    11. ...

    The Westmoreland Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Westmoreland 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.

    Sign Up

      


    FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
    House of Names on Facebook
    Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
    Houseofnames on Pinterest