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Karsten Early Origins



The surname Karsten 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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Karsten Spelling Variations


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Karsten 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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Karsten Early History


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Karsten Early History



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

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Karsten Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Karsten Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Karsten Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Elisa Karsten settled in Texas in 1846
  • Elisa Karsten, who landed in Texas in 1846
  • Elizabeth V Karsten, aged 24, arrived in New York, NY in 1847
  • Annigje Karsten, aged 10, arrived in New York, NY in 1847
  • Hendrik Harms Karsten, aged 16, arrived in New York, NY in 1847
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Karsten (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Karsten (post 1700)



  • Frank M. Karsten (1913-1992), American politician, Democratic United States Representative from Missouri
  • Adrian Karsten (1960-2005), U.S. college football sideline reporter for ESPN
  • Karl Johann Bernhard Karsten (1782-1853), German mineralogist
  • Gustav Karl Wilhelm Hermann Karsten (1817-1908), German botanist and geologist
  • George Karsten (1863-1937), German botanist
  • Sophie Karsten (1783-1862), Swedish dancer at the Royal Swedish Ballet
  • Petter Adolf Karsten (1834-1917), Finnish mycologist, the "father of Finnish mycology"
  • Elisabeth Charlotta Karsten (1783-1856), Swedish painter
  • Ekaterina Karsten (b. 1972), Belarusian gold, silver and bronze Olympic medalist rower
  • Christoffer Christian Karsten (1756-1827), Swedish opera singer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    5. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    9. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    11. ...

    The Karsten Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Karsten 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 11 January 2017 at 16:57.

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