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Verster Early Origins



The surname Verster was first found in Prussia, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Verster Spelling Variations


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Verster Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vorstell, Verstell, Verster, Verstoll, Verstolk, Forstel, Ferstell and many more.

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Verster Early History


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Verster Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Verster research. Another 225 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 182 and 1823 are included under the topic Early Verster History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Verster Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Verster Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Verster 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 or some of its variants were: Gerh Venvertloh, who settled in America in 1846; and Conrad Ferstel, who came to New York, NY in 1946.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Verster (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Verster (post 1700)



  • Lieutenant-General Jacobus Verster SSA SM (1919-1981), South African military commander, Chief of the Air Force (1967 to 1975)
  • Hendrik Floris Verster (1861-1927), Dutch painter
  • François Verster (b. 1969), South African film director and documentary maker

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Verster Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    3. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    4. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    5. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    6. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    9. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The Verster Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Verster 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 9 October 2015 at 02:19.

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