Gerstel History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Gerstel family

The surname Gerstel 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.

Early History of the Gerstel family

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Gerstel Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Gerstel family (pre 1700)

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United States Gerstel migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gerstel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Adolf Gerstel, who settled in Kansas in 1871


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