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Westover Early Origins



The surname Westover 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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Westover Spelling Variations


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Westover 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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Westover Early History


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Westover Early History



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

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Westover Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Westover Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Westover 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:

Westover Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Henry J. Westover, aged 47, who emigrated to the United States from Bristol, in 1903
  • Martha Westover, aged 43, who emigrated to America from Bristol, in 1903
  • Albert E. Westover, aged 51, who emigrated to the United States, in 1912
  • Gladys Ruth Westover, aged 21, who settled in America from Hersham, England, in 1916
  • Julia Annie Westover, aged 28, who landed in America from Southampton, England, in 1916
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Westover Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Amos Westover U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Moses Westover U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Noah Westover U.E. who settled in Augusta, Ontario c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Westover Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Friend Westover, aged 21, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Steadfast" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) STEADFAST 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/steadfast1852.shtml

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Contemporary Notables of the name Westover (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Westover (post 1700)



  • Alan Westover (b. 1954), American-born, Australian former basketball player in the Australian National Basketball League
  • Winifred Westover (1899-1978), Hollywood silent film actress
  • Russell "Russ" Channing Westover (1886-1966), American cartoonist, best known for his long-run comic strip Tillie the Toiler
  • Oscar M. Westover (1883-1938), American major general, fourth chief of the United States Army Air Corps
  • Arthur W. Westover (1864-1935), Canadian sport shooter who competed at the 1908 Summer Olympics

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  2. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) STEADFAST 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/steadfast1852.shtml

Other References

  1. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
  2. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
  3. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  6. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
  7. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
  9. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
  10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  11. ...

The Westover Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Westover 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 23 August 2017 at 21:54.

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