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Kunst Early Origins



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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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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Kunst Early History


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Kunst Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kunst research. Another 271 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1701, 1767, 1792, 1839 and 1894 are included under the topic Early Kunst History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kunst Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kunst Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kunst 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:

Kunst Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Jan Barantse Kunst, who arrived in New York in 1658

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 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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    2. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    3. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    4. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    11. ...

    The Kunst Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kunst 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 13 July 2016 at 21:10.

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