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Kast Early Origins



The surname Kast was first found in Prussia and Denmark, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation. Kaster is a village in West Flanders, Belgium.

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Kast Spelling Variations


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Kast Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kesten, Kersten, Kirstein, Kasten, Kistein and many more.

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Kast Early History


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Kast Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kast research. Another 289 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1497, 1735, 1828 and 1832 are included under the topic Early Kast History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kast Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kast Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kast 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:

Kast Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Baiter Kast, who arrived in New York in 1709
  • Georg Kast, who arrived in New York in 1709-1710
  • Johann Georg Kast, who landed in New York, NY in 1710-1714
  • Hans Jury Kast, who landed in New York in 1715
  • Thomas Kast, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Kast Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Lewis Kast, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1860
  • Lawrence Kast, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1876

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kast (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kast (post 1700)



  • Bas Kast, German writer
  • Miguel Kast (1948-1983), German born Chilean economist of the Chicago Boys group
  • Pierre Kast (1920-1984), French screenwriter and film and television director

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Kast Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    2. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    3. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    8. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    11. ...

    The Kast Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kast 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 15 December 2014 at 16:24.

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