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Wuest Early Origins



The surname Wuest was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area in Nordlingen. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Wuest Spelling Variations


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Wuest Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wuest, Wust, Wysten, Wuesten, Quest, Questen and many more.

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Wuest Early History


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Wuest Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wuest research. Another 177 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 172 and 1728 are included under the topic Early Wuest History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wuest Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wuest Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wuest 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:

Wuest Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Jacob Wuest, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1743
  • Bernhard Wuest, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • Jerg Wuest, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754

Wuest Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Fred Wuest, who arrived in St Clair County, III in 1857
  • George Wuest, who landed in Cincinnati, Oh in 1869-1870
  • Jacob Wuest, who landed in Ohio in 1869

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wuest (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wuest (post 1700)



  • Craig Wuest, American keyboardist from Utica, New York
  • Kenneth Samuel Wuest (1893-1962), American Christian New Testament Greek scholar
  • George W. Wuest (b. 1924), American politician, Circuit Judge in South Dakota, 1965-84; Justice of South Dakota State Supreme Court, 1985-86, 1986-
  • Ryan Wuest (b. 1981), South African football goalkeeper

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    2. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    3. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    4. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    5. 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).
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    10. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
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    The Wuest Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wuest 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 15 September 2016 at 13:48.

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