Research shows that the family name Westen has been around since the ninth century. Westen is a middle Anglo-Saxon occupational last name. Records dating back to 1133 suggest there was a contingency of Westen's in the county of Cambridgeshire. This was a regular term throughout the Anglo-Saxon period in Southern England, but now the surname is fairly widespread around Britain.
Westen is the 1606th most popular name in Great Britain. World wide there are approximately 95396 people with this last name. The county of Devon in the UK currently holds the greatest density of people with the surname Westen. An early nineteenth century Westen was noted as liking a drink after police allegedly escorted him out of no less than 7 watering holes in one night. In 1852 a person called Frank Westen was jailed for attacking another man. 97
Traits of the Westen family
Lively and friendly is how previous generations of the Westen family can be described. Due to the families historscope being aligned with Jupiter, the planet of confinement, The Westens can often be contradictory and imaginative.