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

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  • Book Keeper

    25%
  • Coachman

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Police Sargeant

    25%

In 1881, Book Keeper, Coachman and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Castell. A less common occupation for the Castell family was Police Sargeant. The most common Castell occupation in Canada was Book Keeper. 25% of Castell's were Book Keepers.

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Castell Historical Records

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Castell Life Expectancy

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