Westgate Family History
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Westgate Name Meaning
English: topographic name for someone who lived by the west gate of a city, from Middle English west ‘west’ + gate ‘gate’, or, in northern and eastern areas, ‘street’ (from Old Norse gata), or a habitational name from any of numerous places named Westgate, for example in County Durham, Kent, and Northumberland.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Westlake, Wingate, Westcott, Westrope, Redgate, Westgard, Westmark