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Early Origins of the Kunst family


The surname Kunst was first found in Bohemia and Silesia, where the name was an integral part of the feudal society which would shape modern European history. Individual bearers of the name first mentioned in ancient chronicles include Cuntz der Kuentzel of Kempten (West of Frankfurt) who lived around 1382, and Cuncze von Cracow who lived in Liegnitz, Silesia in 1388.

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Early History of the Kunst family

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Early History of the Kunst family


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Kunst Spelling Variations

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Kunst Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Kunze, Kunz, Kunzel, Kuenz, Kuenze, Kuenzel, Cuntz, Kuntz, Kuntze, Kuntzel, Kuentz, Kunts, Kundt, Kuent, Kunth, Kunt, Kuhnt, Kuehnt, Kuntse, Kuntsel, Kunstler, Kuents, Kuentse, Cuncze and many more.

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Early Notables of the Kunst family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Kunst family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Kunst family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Kunst family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Kunst Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Jan Barantse Kunst, who arrived in New York in 1658 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Kunst Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Andras Kunst, aged 18, who settled in America from Mokrin, Hungary, in 1907
  • Anna Kunst, aged 6, who landed in America from Ronsdorf, Germany, in 1907
  • Barbara Kunst, aged 16, who emigrated to the United States from Szakalhaza, Hungary, in 1908
  • Adolf Kunst, aged 31, who emigrated to the United States from Crhimimitschan, Germany, in 1909
  • Amalie Kunst, aged 54, who landed in America from Gnesen, Poland, in 1922
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Kunst Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Philip Kunst, who landed in Auckland, New Zealand in 1840

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kunst (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kunst (post 1700)


  • Wilhelm Kunst (1909-1986), German wood sculptor
  • Wilhelm Kunst (1799-1859), German actor
  • Pieter Cornelisz Kunst (1484-1560), Dutch Renaissance painter

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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