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Where did the German Kaster family come from? What is the German Kaster family crest and coat of arms? When did the Kaster family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Kaster family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Kesten, Kersten, Kirstein, Kasten, Kistein and many more.
First found in Prussia and Denmark, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kaster research. Another 289 words(21 lines of text) covering the years 1497, 1735, 1828 and 1832 are included under the topic Early Kaster History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 43 words(3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kaster Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Kaster Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
Kaster Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
Kaster Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century
The Kaster Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kaster Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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