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Kersting Early Origins



The surname Kersting 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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Kersting Spelling Variations


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Kersting 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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Kersting Early History


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Kersting Early History



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

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Kersting Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kersting Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Kersting Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Sebastian Kersting, who landed in New York in 1784

Kersting Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Eliza Kersting, who arrived in North America in 1832-1849
  • Carolina Kersting, who landed in North America in 1832-1849
  • Wilh Kersting, who arrived in North America in 1832-1849
  • Bern Herm Kersting, who arrived in Cincinnati, Oh in 1846
  • M Cath Kersting, who landed in America in 1846
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kersting (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kersting (post 1700)



  • Robert Edward Kersting (b. 1916), American Democrat politician, Member of Arizona Democratic State Central Committee, 1951-70; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1956 (alternate), 1960

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    3. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    4. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    5. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    11. ...

    The Kersting Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kersting 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 7 October 2015 at 10:09.

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