The surname Kastell 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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Spelling variations of this family name include: Kesten, Kersten, Kirstein, Kasten, Kistein and many more.
Early Notables of the Kastell family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kastell family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Francis Keston, who arrived in St. Kitts; L. C. Kesten, who arrived in Indiana in ; Thomas Keston, who settled in Alabama in 1781; Ludwig Kesten, who arrived in America in 1841.