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Kirsten Early Origins



The surname Kirsten 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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Kirsten Spelling Variations


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Kirsten 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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Kirsten Early History


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Kirsten Early History



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

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Kirsten Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kirsten Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Kirsten Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Rosind Kirsten, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1762

Kirsten Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Kirsten, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1844

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kirsten (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kirsten (post 1700)



  • Jerald Kirsten, American politician, Mayor of Lodi, California, 1965-66, 1967-68, 1969-70
  • Dorothy Kirsten (1910-1992), American operatic soprano
  • Benjamin "Benny" Kirsten (b. 1987), German footballer
  • Falko Kirsten (b. 1964), former German figure skater, five time East German Champion
  • Ulf Kirsten (b. 1965), former German football striker
  • Paul Kirsten (b. 1969), former South African first class cricketer
  • Peter Noel Kirsten (b. 1955), former cricketer who represented South Africa

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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. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    10. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
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    The Kirsten Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kirsten 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 6 October 2015 at 13:38.

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