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Finstad Early Origins



The surname Finstad was first found in Bavaria, 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.

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Finstad Spelling Variations


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Finstad Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Finster, Finsterer, Finsterlin, Finsterbusch, Finsterbush, Finsterwalter, Finsterwald and many more.

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Finstad Early History


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Finstad Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Finstad research. Another 178 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1729 and 1815 are included under the topic Early Finstad History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Finstad Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Finstad Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Finstad 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:

Finstad Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Erick Finstad came to Wisconsin in 1912
  • Erick Finstad, who landed in Wisconsin in 1912

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Contemporary Notables of the name Finstad (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Finstad (post 1700)



  • O. J. Finstad, American politician, Member of Minnesota State Senate 10th District
  • Geneva Finstad, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Texas State House of Representatives 58th District, 1992

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    6. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    7. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    9. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
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    The Finstad Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Finstad 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 7 October 2015 at 11:44.

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