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The De peyster surname comes from the Upper German word "pfister," whic meant "baker."

De peyster Early Origins



The surname De peyster was first found in Bavaria and Saxony, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power including the branch at Grubnitz.

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De peyster Spelling Variations


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De peyster Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pfister, Pister, De Pester, Pester, Pistor, Pistorio and many more.

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De peyster Early History


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De peyster Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our De peyster research. Another 175 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1420, 1470, 1699, and 1790 are included under the topic Early De peyster History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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De peyster Early Notables (pre 1700)


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De peyster Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early De peyster 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:

De peyster Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Johannes DePeyster, who arrived in New York in 1645

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Contemporary Notables of the name De peyster (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name De peyster (post 1700)



  • Philip DePeyster, American politician, U.S. Consul in Curaçao, 1806-15
  • Johannes DePeyster (1694-1789), American politician, Mayor of Albany, New York, 1729-31, 1732-33

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    4. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    6. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    7. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    8. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    10. 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).
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    The De peyster Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The De peyster 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 19 October 2015 at 11:33.

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