Rast History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Rast family
The surname Rast was first found in Dauphiny (French: Dauphiné or Dauphiné Viennois), a former province in southeastern France, where this distinguished family held a family seat since ancient times.
Early History of the Rast family
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Rast Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Durastel, de Rastel, Durastelle, Lerostel, Lerastel, Leraustell, Rastel, Rostelle, Roustel, Rostel, Durostel, Durostelle, Duroustel, Duroustell, Duroustelle, Durasstel, Durasstelle, Duraustel, Duraustell, Duraustelle, Derostel, Derostelle, Deroustel, Deroustelle, Derasstel, Derasstelle, Derastelle, Derastel, Deraustell, Deraustelle, Lerostelle, Leroustel, Leroustelle, Lerasstel, Lerasstelle, Lerastelle, Leraustel, Leraustelle, Roustell, Roustelle, Rasstel, Rasstelle, Rastelle, Raustel, Raustell, Raustelle, Rostal, Rostalle, Durostal and many more.
Early Notables of the Rast family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family at this time was John Rastell (died 1536), English printer and lawyer who is thought to have been born in London, and educated at Oxford; John Rastell (1532-1577), English...
In the United States, the name Rast is the 17,594th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name.