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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Norwegian : habitational name from any of four farmsteads in eastern Norway named Vestrum or Vestrom, from Old Norse vestr ‘west’ + heimr ‘homestead’.
  • German : habitational name from a place so named near Lingen.

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