Research shows that the surname Westerman has been around since the eleventh century. Westerman was originally from British origins. First historical evidence of the surname dates to the county of Worcestershire in 1182. During the period of the British Empire the name spread with the colonies to areas of America, Asia, India and Australia.
Westerman is the 1295th most common surname in Europe. There are approximately 117197 with the name Westerman living in Europe. A survey taken by H.M. Treasury in nineteen fourty four found frequent use of this surname. If history is to be believed the late 20th century Westerman's liked a drink or four. A tarnished history is evident, especially around the winter of 1873 when James Westerman stole a barrel of ale and was sentenced to jail. 32
There are several famous Westerman's including:-