The surname Baust was first found in Saxony, where this family was a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. The family first appeared in 1301 in the region now called Stendal in Altmark. From here the family moved to Magdeburg and Merseburg. They branched into the Albertine and Ernestine lines.
Important Dates for the Baust family
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Baust Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Beuste, Beusst, Beusste, Bust, Buste, Busste and others.
Early Notables of the Baust family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Baust family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Anna Maria Beust, age 17; came to Philadelphia, Pa.in 1734; and Philipp Otto Heinrich Von Beust, who sailed to Canada in 1781.
Contemporary Notables of the name Baust (post 1700)
Jürgen Baust, German Chairman of RG Heidelberg, a German rugby union club from Heidelberg