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Caster Early Origins



The surname Caster was first found in Gloucestershire in the west of England where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

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Caster Spelling Variations


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Caster Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Coster, Costar, Costard, Costerman and others.

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Caster Early History


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Caster Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Caster research. Another 169 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Caster History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Caster Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Caster Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Caster 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:

Caster Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Elizabeth Caster, who landed in Maryland in 1649
  • Mary Caster, who arrived in Maryland in 1662

Caster Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Mathias Caster, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Christoph Caster, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1742

Caster Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Lewis Caster, aged 23, landed in New Orleans, La in 1841
  • Peter Caster, who landed in Mobile, Ala in 1851
  • Angel Caster, aged 40, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1854

Caster Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • John Caster, who arrived in Canada in 1836

Caster Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Caster arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Cressy" in 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CRESSY 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847Cressy.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name Caster (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Caster (post 1700)



  • Bill Caster, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 7th District, 1996

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CRESSY 1847. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1847Cressy.htm

Other References

  1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  2. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  4. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  5. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  6. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  9. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  10. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
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The Caster Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Caster 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.

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