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There are 237,268 people with the West surname on MyHeritage.com
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Where do people with the West surname come from:
Great Britain
New Zealand
South Africa
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The meaning of the name West:
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.
Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, Mar 2003
Most popular first names with surname West:
Alice West   Catherine West   Elizabeth West   Francis West   George West   James West   Jane West   John West   Margaret West   Mary West   Richard West   Robert West   Sarah West   Thomas West   William West  
Family sites on MyHeritage with the last name West:
McCarthy of West Cork Web Site, 38 members
West Web Site, 36 members
Johnston West Family Web Site, 35 members
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