Early Origins of the Amsten family
The surname Amsten was first found in Germany
, where the name Amsten came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as numerous branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some of which were located in other countries. Through the acquisition of these estates as well as their important contributions to society, the family successfully elevated their social status.
Early History of the Amsten family
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Amsten Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Amstel, Amstall, Amsler, Amsteller, Amstellen, Amstelern, Amsten, Amstahl, Amstaal and many more.
Early Notables of the Amsten family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Amsten family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: William Amstel, who arrived in Illinois in 1840; Adolph Amsler, who arrived in Oregon in 1890; Hans W. Amsler, who settled in Philadelphia in 1817; Henry Amsler, who came to Iowa in 1886.