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Kistner Early Origins



The surname Kistner 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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Kistner Spelling Variations


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Kistner Spelling Variations



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

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Kistner Early History


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Kistner Early History



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

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Kistner Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kistner Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Kistner Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joh Philip Kistner, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732
  • Peter Kistner, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1737
  • Heinrich Kistner, aged 40, landed in Pennsylvania in 1738
  • Joh Jurger Kistner, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753
  • Joh Leonhart Kistner, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1754
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Kistner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Georg Frdr Wilh Kistner, who arrived in America in 1831
  • Adam Kistner, aged 32, arrived in New York, NY in 1849
  • Edward Kistner, who landed in Cincinnati, Oh in 1869

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kistner (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kistner (post 1700)



  • Robert William Kistner (1917-1990), well-known American gynecologist who specialized in the treatment of endometriosis and was involved in the early development of the birth control pill

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Kistner Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    2. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    4. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    5. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    11. ...

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