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Kasten Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from a vernacular personal name, a variant of Karsten. German: from Middle High German kasten ‘chest’, ‘coffer’ or kornkasten ‘grain bin’, hence a metonymic occupational name for the manager of a granary, and later for the treasurer of an estate or guild. See also Kastner. South German (Bavaria): topographic name from the dialect word Kasten ‘crag’, ‘steep rock’. Swedish (Kastén): from an unexplained first element, perhaps part of a place name, + the adjectival suffix -én, a derivative of Latin -enius.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Kosten, Kaste, Kaster, Kastan, Casten, Masten, Kater, Kesten, Easter

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Kasten Family Origin

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Kasten Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    50%
  • Cultivateur (Son)

    50%

In 1881, Cultivateur and Cultivateur (Son) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kasten. The most common Kasten occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 50% of Kasten's were Cultivateurs.

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Kasten Life Expectancy

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