, where the family is considered to have made a great early contribution to the
society which became the backbone of early development of Europe. Meaning "master" in German, the name was probably a
given either to a man who had a bossy demeanor, or to one who was a master of his craft.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacob Meister, who arrived in Carolina in 1734 and Veit Meister, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1751 with his wife Anna Elizabeth Krafft Meister and their children Georg and Elisabetha..