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Vestal Early Origins



The surname Vestal was first found in Switzerland, where the name Vest made a great early contribution to the feudal society which shaped the early development of Europe. The name Vest became prominent in local affairs and branched into many houses which played important roles in the savage tribal and national conflicts, each group striving to obtain power and status in a constantly changing territorial profile.

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Vestal Spelling Variations


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Vestal Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vest, Veste, Vester, Vestert, Vesten, Vestens and many more.

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Vestal Early History


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Vestal Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vestal research. Another 230 words (16 lines of text) covering the year 1787 is included under the topic Early Vestal History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vestal Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vestal Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vestal 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:

Vestal Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J. Vest and R. R. Vestal, who setted in San Francisco in 1851
  • R R Vestal, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vestal (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vestal (post 1700)



  • Walter A. Vestal, American politician, Mayor of Coronado, California, 1954-56, 1964-66
  • P. C. Vestal, American politician, Member of North Carolina State House of Representatives from Edgecombe County, 1905-08
  • Maude Vestal, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1940
  • Ina Vestal, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1952 (alternate), 1960, 1964 (alternate)
  • Billy Vestal, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Eden, North Carolina, 2009
  • Albert Henry Vestal (1875-1932), American Republican politician, U.S. Representative from Indiana 8th District, 1917-32

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Vestal Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
  2. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
  3. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
  4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  5. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
  6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  7. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
  8. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  10. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
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The Vestal Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vestal 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 14 February 2016 at 04:20.

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