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kasten

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. Dutch and North German: from a vernacular personal name, a variant of Karsten.
  2. 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.
  3. South German (Bavaria): topographic name from the dialect word Kasten ‘crag’, ‘steep rock’.
  4. Swedish (Kastén): from an unexplained first element, perhaps part of a place name, + the adjectival suffix -én, a derivative of Latin -enius.
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September 1, 2014



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