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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kasten

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From Old High German kasto.

  1. crate (e.g. for bottles)
  2. (regional, Germany) box, case
  3. (regional, Austria and parts of southern Germany) cupboard

    Notable Persons Named Kasten

    Kasten was born on May 12th, 1845 in Helsinki. He left this life on July 20th, 1906.


    Notable Persons With the Last Name Kasten

    Bob Kasten is a senator. His career lasted from 1981 to 1993. Bob was born on June 19th, 1942 in Milwaukee.


    Barbara Kasten is a in the field of conceptual art. Barbara was born in 1936 in Chicago.


    Karl was born on March 5th, 1916 in San Francisco. He breathed his last breath in 2010.



    Tim was born on January 27th, 1983 in Hanover.


    Lloyd was born on April 14th, 1905. He died on December 13th, 1999.


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    Popularity of Kasten as a last name

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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Kasten U.S.
      White 94.73% 64.26%
      African American 0.62% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.24% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.27% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 0.92% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 2.22% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Kasten

    People with the last name Kasten are most frequently White

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    Fun Facts about the name Kasten

    • How Popular is the name Kasten? Kasten is the 30,434th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kasten was the 7,614th most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Kasten have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 154 babies born with the first name Kasten in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kasten to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kasten? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1995 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
    • When was Kasten first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kasten is Saturday, July 4th, 1885.
    • What year had the most people named Kasten born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kasten was in 2012 with a total of 21 babies.
    • Weird things about the name Kasten: Your name in reverse order is Netsak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nesakt. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Kasten? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,366 people with the last name Kasten.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kasten? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Kasten as their last name.

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