The original bearer of the surname post would have lived near an important boundary, marked by a pole or post. This surname can be found in many areas in the
, and is ranked among the most common surnames in the country.
The surname Posten was first found in virtually every province in the Netherlands.
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From this era of Dutch history, those of this who distinguished themselves included Maurits Post (ca.1645-1677) was a Dutch Golden Age architect from Haarlem; Frans Janszoon Post (1612-1680), a Dutch painter; and Pieter Jansz Post (1608-1669), a Dutch Golden Age... Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Posten Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.