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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. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    4. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    5. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    9. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    10. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. 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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