Westen Family History
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Westen Name Meaning
German, Dutch and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German, Middle Low German, Middle Dutch westen, German Westen ‘west’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived to the west of a settlement, or regional name for one who had migrated from further west. The Jewish name may also be of ornamental origin.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Wester, West, Wetter, Nester, Pester, Osten, Gersten, Weiden, Kosten