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Type Surname (from location)

Meaning & History

From Middle Low German wester meaning "westerly" and man meaning "man", 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. Compare the English surname Westerman.
Added 8/29/2016 by highexpectasians