West Family History
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West Name Meaning
English and German: from Middle English, Middle High German west ‘west’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived to the west of a settlement, or a regional name for someone who had migrated from further west.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Wuest, Oest, Wert, Best, Went, Geist, Gest, Wehr, Fest, Welt