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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.

Poster Early Origins



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

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Poster Spelling Variations


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Poster Spelling Variations



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

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Poster Early History


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Poster Early History



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

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Poster Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Poster 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 Poster 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:

Poster Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • James Poster, who arrived in Virginia in 1664

Poster Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Justine Poster, who landed in Texas in 1844

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    3. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Grattan, Thomas Colley. Holdan The History of the Netherlands. Charleston, SC: Biblio Bazaar LLC, 2007. Print.
    10. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
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    The Poster Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Poster 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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