Castell Family History

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Castell Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Castle. Manx: from a short form of the Old Norse personal name Ásketill, composed of the elements áss ‘god’ + ketill ‘kettle’. Catalan: topographic name from Catalan castell ‘castle’, a derivative of Late Latin castellum ‘castle’ (a diminutive of Latin castrum ‘fort’, ‘Roman walled city’). Compare Spanish Castillo and Occitan (southern French) Castel. Probably an altered spelling of German Kastel.

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

Similar surnames: Castel, Castello, Casteel, Castelo, Cassell, Axtell, Haskell, Cattell

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Castell Family Origin

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Castell Family Occupations

What did your Castell ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Castell. 84% of Castell men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer

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

Castell Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Castell. 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 Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Castell. For the veterans among your Castell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Castell Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Castell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Castell in 1953 was 36, and 68 in 2004.

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