Type Surname (from location)
Other Forms FormsWestermann
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Contributor Contrib.highexpectasians on 8/29/2016
Derived from Old English westerne meaning "western" and mann meaning "man", thus making it a topographic surname for someone who lived west of a settlement, or a regional surname for someone who had moved to the west. It is also an Americanization of the German surname Westermann.