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Kaster Early Origins



The surname Kaster 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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Kaster Spelling Variations


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Kaster Spelling Variations



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

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Kaster Early History


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Kaster Early History



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

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Kaster Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kaster Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Kaster Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Casper Kaster, aged 37, landed in Pennsylvania in 1748
  • Peter Kaster, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1765

Kaster Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Aalbert H Kaster, aged 30, arrived in New York in 1812
  • Andres Kaster, who settled in Baltimore in 1892

Kaster Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Carl Kaster, who arrived in Illinois sometime between 1857 and 1906

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kaster (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kaster (post 1700)



  • Adam Kaster, American actor, known for his work on The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), Deliver Us from Evil (2014) and Blind Date
  • Carrie Kaster, American actress, known for her work on Only Now Existing's Escape Artist (2015), Cognition (2012) and I (Almost) Got Away with It (2010)
  • Bethany Kaster (b. 1984), Canadian assistant editor and post-production assistant, known for her work on What's Up Warthogs! (2010), Pride of Lions (2014) and Recipe to Riches (2011)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    10. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
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    The Kaster Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kaster 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 27 June 2016 at 15:07.

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