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The origin of the distinguished Gust family can be traced to the historic Scandinavian country of Sweden. The surname Gust is derived from the Old Norse personal name Gustav. This name is composed of the tribal name Gaut and the word staf, which means staff or cudgel. The tribal name is thought by experts to be identical with that of the Geats, the Scandinavian tribe to which Beowulf belonged, and it is also thought to be akin to that of the Goths. Thus, the name Gustav literally means staff of the Geats or staff of the Goths. The suffix -sen and its variants are translatable as son of.

Gust Early Origins




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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gust Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Martin Gust, who arrived in America in 1839

Gust Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Nichalaon Gust, who landed in Alabama in 1929

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gust (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gust (post 1700)



  • Ernest Herman Frank Gust (1888-1945), nicknamed "Red", American Major League Baseball player who played for the St. Louis Browns in the 1911 season
  • Neil Jacob Gust, American musician, co-founder of Heatmiser with Elliott Smith in 1992
  • Rockwell T. Gust Jr. (b. 1924), American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 14th District, 1956; Delegate to Michigan State Constitutional Convention from 1st Senatorial District, 1961-62
  • Reinhard Gust (b. 1950), German gold and three-time silver medalist rower
  • Wolfgang Gust (b. 1935), German journalist, historian, author and editor of the magazine Der Spiegel

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Gust Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    2. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    3. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    4. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    7. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    8. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    9. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    10. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
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    The Gust Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gust 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 5 September 2016 at 12:55.

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