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Carstens Early Origins



The surname Carstens 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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Carstens Spelling Variations


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Carstens 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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Carstens Early History


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Carstens Early History



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

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Carstens Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Carstens Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Carstens 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:

Carstens Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Lysbeth Carstens, aged 14, landed in New York in 1679
  • Teunis Carstens, aged 8, arrived in New York in 1679

Carstens Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Heinrich Carstens settled in Germantown in 1709

Carstens Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Dietr Carstens, who landed in North America in 1832-1849
  • Hmr Carstens, aged 39, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1845
  • Peter Carstens, aged 35, arrived in New York, NY in 1852
  • J H Carstens, who landed in Iowa in 1869
  • Johann E Carstens, aged 29, arrived in Schuyler County, Illinois in 1872
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Carstens (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Carstens (post 1700)



  • Keith Carstens, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1956
  • John H. Carstens, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1900
  • Jim Carstens, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1948
  • George Carstens, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1960
  • Evelyn Carstens, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1972
  • Arthur Carstens, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1972
  • Peter Carstens (1903-1945), German geneticist
  • Karl Carstens (1914-1992), German lawyer and politician. He was president of the Federal Republic of Germany from 1979 to 1984
  • Carl Wilhelm Carstens (1887-1950), Norwegian geologist and lecturer at the Norwegian Institute of Technology from 1920 to 1936
  • William Peter Carstens (b. 1929), renowned social anthropologist
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    4. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    6. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    8. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    10. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    11. ...

    The Carstens Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Carstens 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 20 November 2015 at 18:51.

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