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Origin and Meaning of Westminster

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  1. A borough of Greater London on the Thames; contains Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey

From the abbey of Westminster, from west + minster

  1. The abbey of Westminster
  2. The City of Westminster: a borough of London including the principal offices of the British government
  3. The Palace of Westminster
  4. (colloquial) The British parliament, based at the Palace of Westminster
  5. A constitutional system [the Westminster system] copied from the British parliament, characterised by the members of the executive being required to be elected or appointed to seats in parliament and being answerable to it.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Westminster

The Duke of Westminster is an office holder. His military service ended in 2012. The was given the name Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor on December 22nd, 1951 in Omagh, Northern Ireland, UK.


Viola was born on June 10th, 1912. She passed away on May 3rd, 1987.


The Marquess of Westminster was a politician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1850 to 1852. The was born on January 27th, 1795 in Millbank House,. He breathed his last breath on October 31st, 1869.


The was born on April 13th, 1915. She breathed her last breath on August 31st, 2003.


Fun Facts about the name Westminster

  • How unique is the name Westminster? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Westminster was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Westminster: Your name in reverse order is Retsnimtsew. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nsetmsiwert. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Westminster born Nov 30, 1929

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern India approximately on 1075. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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