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The meaning of Westervelt come may come from a craft, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these craft-based last names might be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is essential to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many western names like Westervelt originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. In many cases these surnames are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".

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Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Westervelt surname are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Westervelt transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family branches, and eras across time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Westervelt were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Westervelt.

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