Early Origins of the Puster family
The surname Puster was first found in Leicestershire
where they held a family seat
as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 12th century when they held estates in that shire.
Early History of the Puster family
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Puster Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Pestell, Pestel, Pistol, Pestol, Pestoll, Pistoll, Pestall, Pestal, Pester, Pestor, Pistor and many more.
Early Notables of the Puster family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Puster family to Ireland
Some of the Puster family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Puster family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..
Contemporary Notables of the name Puster (post 1700)
- Henry Puster, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Hudson County, 1891