Darst History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Darst family
The surname Darst was first found in Silesia, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation.
Early History of the Darst family
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Darst Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Dorst, Dorste, Duerst, Duerste, Durste, Derst, Dorsts and many more.
Early Notables of the Darst family (pre 1700)
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In the United States, the name Darst is the 16,202nd most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. 
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Darst Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Darst Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Sperare et Resignare
Motto Translation: Hope and resign