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Karst Early Origins



The surname Karst was first found in Austria, where the family became noted for its many branches within the region, many houses acquiring a status and influence which rivaled that of the landed aristocracy. In their later history some branches were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they distinguished themselves through their contributions to the social, political, and economic developments of the nation.

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Karst Spelling Variations


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Karst Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Karstens, Karsten, Carsten, Carstens, Kersten, Kaersten, Kaerstens, Kerstens, Kirsten, Kirstens, Karst (short form), Kerst, Karsthens, Karsthen, Carsthen, Carsthens, Kersthen, Kaersthen, Kaersthens, Kersthens, Kirsthen, Kirsthens, Karsth (short form), Kersth and many more.

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Karst Early History


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Karst Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Karst research. Another 244 words (17 lines of text) covering the year 1819 is included under the topic Early Karst History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Karst Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Karst Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Karst 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:

Karst Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johann Jacob Karst landed in Philadelphia in 1733
  • Johann Jacob Karst, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Jacob Karst, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1743

Karst Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Michel Karst, aged 47, arrived in Missouri in 1845

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Contemporary Notables of the name Karst (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Karst (post 1700)



  • Raymond Willard Karst (1902-1987), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Missouri (1949-1951)
  • John Gottlieb Karst (1893-1976), American Major League Baseball player who played third base in one game for the 1915 Brooklyn Robins
  • Eugene F. "Gene" Karst (1906-2004), American first dedicated publicist in the history of Major League Baseball
  • Charles Edward "Ed" Karst (1931-1992), American attorney and politician, Mayor of Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana (1969-1973)
  • Michael Karst (b. 1952), German two-time gold medalist 3000 m steeplechaser
  • Friedrich Karst (1893-1975), Prussian Gneralleutnant in the Wehrmacht during World War II, recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    2. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    7. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
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    The Karst Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Karst 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 13 November 2015 at 12:50.

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