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Kirstein Early Origins



The surname Kirstein 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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Kirstein Spelling Variations


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Kirstein Spelling Variations



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

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Kirstein Early History


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Kirstein Early History



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

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Kirstein Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kirstein Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Kirstein Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Kirstein, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1844
  • John Charles Kirstein, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1875

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kirstein (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kirstein (post 1700)



  • Lincoln Edward Kirstein (1907-1996), American writer, impresario, art connoisseur and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • Michael A. Kirstein, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1996
  • Louis M. Kirstein, American politician, Mayor of Revere, Massachusetts, 1953
  • Albert F. Kirstein, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Union County, 1908-09
  • Rosemary Kirstein, American science fiction writer
  • Peter N. Kirstein, American historian, professor of history at Saint Xavier University in Chicago, Illinois
  • Roland Kirstein (b. 1965), German economist, professor of Business Administration at the Otto-von-Guericke-University in Magdeburg, Germany
  • Peter T. Kirstein, British computer scientist

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    4. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    5. 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).
    6. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    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. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    11. ...

    The Kirstein Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kirstein 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 23 November 2016 at 13:23.

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