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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 Netherlands, and is ranked among the most common surnames in the country.

Posten Early Origins



The surname Posten was first found in virtually every province in the Netherlands.

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Posten Spelling Variations


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Posten Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Post, van der Post, Vander Post, Poste and others.

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Posten Early History


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Posten Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Posten research. More information is included under the topic Early Posten History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Posten Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Posten Early Notables (pre 1700)



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.

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    Other References

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    2. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
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    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    8. Tapper, Michael Ed. Immigrants to the Middle Colonies A Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists and Associated Data from The New York Genealogical Biographical Record. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    10. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
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    The Posten Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Posten 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 23 July 2013 at 10:11.

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