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Early Origins of the Feast family


The surname Feast was first found in 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 Feast family


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Feast 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 Feast family (pre 1700)


During this period prominent bearers of the name Feast were Joseph Veith, who was a prominent librarian in Tyrol. Isak Veith was an eminent doctor and physician in Hall, and...
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Migration of the Feast family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Feast Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Feast, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Somersetshire" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SOMERSETSHIRE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Somersetshire.htm
  • Emily Feast, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Somersetshire" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SOMERSETSHIRE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Somersetshire.htm
  • Edward Feast, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Somersetshire" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SOMERSETSHIRE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Somersetshire.htm
  • Henry Feast, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Somersetshire" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SOMERSETSHIRE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Somersetshire.htm
  • Georgianne Feast, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Somersetshire" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SOMERSETSHIRE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Somersetshire.htm
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Feast Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Feast, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Asterope" in 1863

Contemporary Notables of the name Feast (post 1700)


  • Michael William Feast (b. 1926), English honorary professor of astronomy at the University of Cape Town, originally from Deal, England

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Citations


  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SOMERSETSHIRE 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Somersetshire.htm


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