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Jost Early Origins



The surname Jost was first found in the Rhineland, where this family was a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always influential in social affairs, the name Jost became an integral part of that turbulent region as it forged alliances with other families within the region and the nation.

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Jost Spelling Variations


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Jost Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Jost, Joste, Jostes, Jostt, Jostts, Jostte, Josttes, Josst, Jossts, Joost, Joosts, Joostt, Yost and many more.

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Jost Early History


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Jost Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jost research. Another 177 words (13 lines of text) covering the year 1719 is included under the topic Early Jost History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Jost Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Jost Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Jost 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:

Jost Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Anna Jost, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1709
  • Catharina Jost, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1709
  • Johanna Jost, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1709
  • Jacob Jost, and his wife Eva Barbara Ries and their son, who came to Pennsylvania in 1727
  • Hans Casper Jost, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Jost Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Johannes Jost, who landed in America in 1832
  • Benedict Jost, who landed in America in 1837
  • Anastasius, I Jost, who landed in North America in 1838
  • John Henry Jost, aged 63, arrived in Missouri in 1839
  • Joseph Jost, who landed in Indiana in 1852
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Jost Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Adam Jost, one of the Hessian Troops in the American War for Independence, who was recorded in Quebec in 1776

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Contemporary Notables of the name Jost (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Jost (post 1700)



  • Colin Jost, American television writer and stand up comedian
  • Larry Jost (b. 1920), American sound engineer
  • Henry Lee Jost (1873-1950), Democratic Mayor of Kansas City
  • Jerry Jost, American sound engineer
  • Paul Jost, American businessman and conservative activist
  • Henry Lee Jost (1873-1950), American Democrat politician, Mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, 1912-16; U.S. Representative from Missouri 5th District, 1923-25
  • Charles Jost, American politician, Member of California State Assembly 8th District, 1871-73
  • Jon Jost (b. 1943), American director, cinematographer and writer
  • Walter Jost (1896-1945), highly decorated German Generalleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II
  • Christian Jost (b. 1963), German composer, conductor and pianist
  • ... (Another 5 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    7. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    8. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Jost Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jost 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 20 October 2015 at 11:21.

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