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Kesten Early Origins



The surname Kesten 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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Kesten Spelling Variations


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Kesten Spelling Variations



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

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Kesten Early History


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Kesten Early History



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

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Kesten Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kesten Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Kesten Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Ludwig Kesten, who arrived in America in 1841

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kesten (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kesten (post 1700)



  • Harry Kesten, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at Cornell University

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Kesten Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    4. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    5. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. 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. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The Kesten Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kesten 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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