Recent studies suggest the family name Westhead dates back to the ninth century. Westhead is a middle British occupational surname. First documented evidence of the surname dates to the county of Leicestershire in 1415. This was a regular occupational term throughout the Anglo-Saxon period in Southern England, but now the name is fairly widespread in Northern Europe.
In the UK alone there are 106635 people with the surname Westhead. Somerset currently holds the highest density of people with the surname Westhead. If a certain legal document is to be believed the late eighteenth century Westhead's liked a drink or five. Never too far from controversy a pair of brothers James Westhead and Barry Westhead were sent to jail in 1862 for allegedly stealing a bicycle. 105
Common Traits of the Westhead's
The Westhead's are imaginative, inteligent and elusive due to their historical linkage with the planet Mars. Since they often lack the quality of conscientiousness, they fight a lost cause in any attempts they make to be outgoing. They reflect every change in their own surroundings and can often become over optimistic and materialistically self-centered.
Most Popular Westhead's
Famous Westhead's include: