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Borst Early Origins



The surname Borst was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in North Holland, a province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Amsterdam, Haarlem and Hilversum. It was the seat of the old Counts of Holland. Seat of one of the oldest families is Brederode Castle near Haarlem. There are many old and quaint towns in the province. including Medemblik, Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Edam, and Monnikendam. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Borst Spelling Variations


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Borst Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Borst, van Borst, van der Borst and others.

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Borst Early History


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Borst Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Borst research. Another 243 words (17 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Borst History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Borst Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Borst Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Borst Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jacob Borst, who landed in New York in 1709
  • Michael Borst, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1729
  • Jurig Martin Borst, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1739
  • Johan Bernhard Borst, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1766

Borst Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joh David Borst, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1804
  • Feetje Borst, aged 26, arrived in New York, NY in 1848
  • Willem Borst, aged 26, arrived in New York, NY in 1848
  • Willem Pieter Borst, aged 1, landed in New York, NY in 1848
  • Jan Borst, who landed in New York, NY in 1848
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Borst Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Henry Borst, aged 9, who emigrated to America, in 1905
  • Beatrice Borst, aged 30, who landed in America, in 1907
  • Aldert Borst, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States from Haarlmeer, Holland, in 1908
  • Evert Berend Borst, aged 1, who emigrated to the United States from Wagenborgen, Holland, in 1908
  • Alwin Borst, aged 1, who landed in America, in 1910
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Contemporary Notables of the name Borst (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Borst (post 1700)



  • Peter Bouck Borst (1826-1882), American urban planner, president of the Shenandoah Valley Railroad
  • Peter I. Borst (1797-1848), American politician, U.S. Representative from New York
  • Jeremiah "Jerr" Borst (1830-1890), American northwestern pioneer, father of the Snoqualmie Valley
  • Hugo Borst (b. 1962), Dutch writer, editor, TV personality and critic
  • Selma Borst (b. 1983), Dutch runner
  • Else "Els" Borst -Eilers (1922-2014), Dutch politician, Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport, Deputy Prime Minister
  • Alexander Borst (b. 1957), German neurobiologist, director at the Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. Swierenga, Robert P. Compiler Dutch Emigrant to the United State, South Africa, South America and Southeast Asia 1835-1880 An Alphabetical Listing by Househould Heads and Independent Persons. Wilmington, DE: Scholary Resources, 1983. Print.
    4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München: 1975. Print.
    5. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    7. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    8. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    9. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    10. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
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    The Borst Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Borst 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.

    This page was last modified on 1 December 2016 at 13:06.

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