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The surname Pabst is a nickname surname; that is, it is derived from a nickname given to the original bearer. For the name Pabst, the nickname means one of papal character. It was given to someone noted for their ecclesiastical bearing. A broad and miscellaneous class of surnames, nickname surnames referred to a characteristic of the first person who used the name. They can describe the bearer's favored style of clothing, appearance, habits, or character.

Pabst Early Origins



The surname Pabst was first found in Saxony, where the name became noted for its many branches within the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied and enrolled by the princes of the region. Chronicles first mention one Hinrich Paves of Luebeck in 1322, a Heinricus der Babest in 1250 around the upper Rhine, and a Burchard der Babest, mayor of Breisach, in 1290. Often it meant "one of papal character." In their later history the family became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as their influence grew.

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Pabst Spelling Variations


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Pabst Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pabst, Papst, Babst, Pabste, Pabbste, Paabste and others.

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Pabst Early History


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Pabst Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pabst research. Another 157 words (11 lines of text) covering the year 1712 is included under the topic Early Pabst History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pabst Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pabst Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pabst 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:

Pabst Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Adam Pabst arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1752
  • Adam Pabst, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752
  • Christopher Pabst, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752
  • Johann Adam Pabst came to Philadelphia in 1753 (also registered as Johann Adam Babst)

Pabst Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Friedk Pabst, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1802
  • Elisa Pabst, who landed in Texas in 1840-1850
  • Elisa Pabst settled in Texas in 1845
  • Friederich Ernst Pabst, aged 43, arrived in Missouri in 1848
  • Phil Pabst, who landed in America in 1854
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Pabst Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Adam Pabst U.E., (John Adam, Johan Adam, Papst, Papts) (b. 1730) from Mohawk Valley, New York, USA who settled in Eastern District, Winchester Township [North Dundas], Ontario c. 1784 he served in Butler's Rangers, married to Eva Marie Hamm having 9 children, he died in 1807 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Rudolph Pabst U.E., (Papst, Papts) who settled in Osnabruck [South Stormont], Stormont County, Ontario c. 1786 he served in the Royal Regiment of New York, married to Elizabeth Zettle [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Pabst Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Julius Wilhelm Pabst, aged 23, a doctor, arrived in South Australia in 1847 aboard the ship "Hermann von Beckerath"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pabst (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pabst (post 1700)



  • Edward D. A. Pabst (1868-1940), American Major League Baseball player
  • Daniel Pabst (1826-1910), German-born, American cabinetmaker
  • Frederick Pabst (1836-1904), American brewer who founded the Pabst Brewing Company
  • Johann Heinrich Pabst (1785-1838), German- Austrian physician, philosopher and lay theologian
  • Hermann Pabst (1842-1870), German historian
  • Gustav Pabst, German botanologist
  • Christian Georg Paul Pabst (1854-1897), East Prussian pianist, composer, and Professor of Piano at Moscow Conservatory
  • Georg Wilhelm Pabst (1885-1967), Austrian film director
  • Jean Charles Pabst (1873-1941), Dutch diplomat

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  4. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
  5. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  6. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
  7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
  9. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
  10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  11. ...

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

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