Kast History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Kast family

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.

Early History of the Kast family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kast research. Another 145 words (10 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.

Kast Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Kast family (pre 1700)

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United States Kast migration to the United States +

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 [1]
  • Georg Kast, who arrived in New York in 1709-1710 [1]
  • Johann Georg Kast, who landed in New York, NY in 1710-1714 [1]
  • Hans Jury Kast, who landed in New York in 1715 [1]
  • Thomas Kast, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
  • ... (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 [1]
  • Lawrence Kast, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1876 [1]

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


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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