The surname Gerstell 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.
Important Dates for the Gerstell family
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Gerstell Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Gerst, Garst, Gerster, Garster, Garstel, Gerstel and others.
Early Notables of the Gerstell family (pre 1700)
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Gerstell migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Gerstell Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Arnold Gerstell, who settled in Allegany Co. Maryland in 1844
Henriette Gerstell, who settled in New Orleans in 1868
Contemporary Notables of the name Gerstell (post 1700)
Glenn S. Gerstell, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1972