Early Origins of the Faist family
Austria, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs. The name was taken from St. Veit (in Latin, Vitus) who was the patron saint protecting against fire and lightning.
Early History of the Faist family
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Faist Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Veith, Veit, Veidt, Veid, Vietsch, Feidt, Feit, Veitl, Veitel, Vaith and many more.
Early Notables of the Faist family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Faist family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Faist Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Faist (post 1700)
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