Westwood is a last name that research shows has been established since the ninth century. Westwood was originally from British origins. First historical evidence of the surname dates to the county of Cambridgeshire in 1478. This was a regular term throughout the Anglo-Saxon period in Northern England, but now the name is fairly widespread.
Westwood is the 1872nd most popular surname in Europe. There are approximately 61401 with the name Westwood living in Europe. The 1911 census carried out by H.M. Treasury for the United Kingdom shows the highest number of Westwood's in the county of Somerset. If history is to be believed the late 19th century Westwood's liked a drink or six. A tarnished history is clear, particularly around the year 1894 when Greg Westwood stole a greyhound and was sentenced to prison.
Common Traits of the Westwood's
Previous generations of Westwood's have been spoken of as a happy bunch. Westwood's are believed to be linked to Mercury which causes them to often be inteligent. For them life is a game which must always be full of fresh ideas and continuous entertainment. There is a side to Westwood's which can be deeply emotional, and another, nervous and withdrawn. 101