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Carsten Early Origins



The surname Carsten was first found in Austria, where the family became noted for its many branches within the region, many houses acquiring a status and influence which rivaled that of the landed aristocracy. In their later history some branches were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they distinguished themselves through their contributions to the social, political, and economic developments of the nation.

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Carsten Spelling Variations


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Carsten Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Karstens, Karsten, Carsten, Carstens, Kersten, Kaersten, Kaerstens, Kerstens, Kirsten, Kirstens, Karst (short form), Kerst, Karsthens, Karsthen, Carsthen, Carsthens, Kersthen, Kaersthen, Kaersthens, Kersthens, Kirsthen, Kirsthens, Karsth (short form), Kersth and many more.

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Carsten Early History


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Carsten Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Carsten research. Another 244 words (17 lines of text) covering the year 1819 is included under the topic Early Carsten History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Carsten Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Carsten Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Carsten Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Carsten Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Jansen Carsten, who landed in New York in 1656
  • Carsten Carsten, aged 17, landed in New Netherland(s) in 1659

Carsten Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Casper Carsten, who settled in Germantown, Pennsylvania between 1683-1710

Carsten Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John F Carsten, who landed in Charleston, South Carolina in 1837
  • Johann Carsten, aged 45, arrived in Missouri in 1849

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Contemporary Notables of the name Carsten (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Carsten (post 1700)



  • Calvin F. Carsten (b. 1915), American politician, Member of Nebraska Unicameral Legislature 2nd District, 1971

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    7. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    9. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    10. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
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    The Carsten Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Carsten 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 12 November 2015 at 10:25.

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