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Casteel Name Meaning

Dutch: from Dutch kasteel ‘castle’ (from Picard castel, Old French chastel), hence a topographic name or a metonymic occupational name for someone who lived or worked in a castle. Perhaps an altered spelling of French Castille.

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


Similar surnames: Castell, Castel, Castello, Castle, Distel, Casteen, Kastel, Cassel

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Where is the Casteel family from?

You can see how Casteel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Casteel family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Casteel families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 3 Casteel families living in Alberta. This was 100% of all the recorded Casteel's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Casteel families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Casteel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Casteel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Casteel. 24% of Casteel men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Casteel women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Casteel were Farming and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Farming
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Waitress
    8%
  • Clerk
    7%
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Census Records

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Casteel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Casteel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 704 immigration records available for the last name Casteel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Casteel. For the veterans among your Casteel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Casteel lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Casteel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Casteel in 1946 was 27, and 74 in 2004.

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