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Gerst Early Origins



The surname Gerst was first found in Baden, 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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Gerst Spelling Variations


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Gerst Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gerst, Garst, Gerster, Garster, Garstel, Gerstel and others.

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Gerst Early History


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Gerst Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gerst research. Another 146 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gerst History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gerst Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gerst Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gerst 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:

Gerst Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Jacob Gerst, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1741
  • Johannes Gerst, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1743
  • Johan Wedel Gerst, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Dewald Gerst, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • Friederich Gerst, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Gerst Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jeanette Gerst, who arrived in North America in 1832
  • Joh Gerst, who landed in North America in 1832
  • Caroline Gerst, who arrived in North America in 1832
  • Adam Gerst, who came to New York in 1837
  • Jacob Gerst, aged 30, landed in Missouri in 1849
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gerst (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gerst (post 1700)



  • Leon Gerst, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Kings County 16th District, 1936

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Gerst Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    2. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    4. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    9. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    11. ...

    The Gerst Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gerst 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 15 August 2016 at 06:40.

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