Baust Family History
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Baust Name Meaning
in southern Germany, a variant of Bausch, with the addition of an inorganic -t, but more often from a reduced form of the personal name Sebastian. in eastern Germany, a variant of Paust, which is possibly a topographic name from Sorbian pust (Polish pusty) ‘bleak’, ‘desolate’, ‘uncultivated’, or a nickname from Middle Low German pusten ‘to blow’, ‘to breathe with difficulty’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press