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Kister Early Origins



The surname Kister 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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Kister Spelling Variations


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Kister Spelling Variations



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

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Kister Early History


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Kister Early History



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

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Kister Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kister Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Kister Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Fredrig Kister, who landed in New York in 1709
  • Palters Kister, who arrived in New York in 1709

Kister Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Christian Kister, who landed in Somerset County, Pennsylvania in 1848
  • Wilhelm Kister, who arrived in New York, NY in 1850
  • Anton Kister, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1854
  • Henry Kister, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1854
  • Christina Kister, aged 21, arrived in New York in 1876
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Kister Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Barbara Kister, aged 60, landed in Quebec in 1893
  • Cathrina Kister, aged 56, arrived in Quebec in 1893
  • Christoph Kister, aged 54, landed in Quebec in 1893
  • Elizabeth Kister, aged 11, arrived in Quebec in 1893
  • George Kister, aged 19, arrived in Quebec in 1893
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kister (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kister (post 1700)



  • Jack Kister (b. 1951), American engineer who pioneered work on the TTL model for the original 68000 microprocessor at Motorola
  • Kenneth F. Kister (b. 1935), American academic, professor of library science
  • Tim Kister (b. 1986), German footballer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    5. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    6. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. 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).
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    11. ...

    The Kister Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kister 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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