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Castello Name Meaning

Italian: from castello ‘castle’, ‘fortified building’ (from Late Latin castellum), applied as a topographic name, a habitational name from any of numerous places so named or named with this word, or a metonymic occupational name for a servant who lived and worked in such a place. Catalan (Castelló): habitational name from any of the places named Castelló or with that word, as for example Castelló de la Plana, one of the main towns in Valencia, or Castelló d’Empúries, a town in the Catalan district of L’Empordà.

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


Similar surnames: Castellon, Castelo, Castillo, Castell, Castillon, Castel, Casteel

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Where is the Castello family from?

You can see how Castello families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Castello family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Castello families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 46 Castello families living in Ontario. This was about 55% of all the recorded Castello's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Castello families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Castello surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Castello ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Castello. 40% of Castello men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Castello women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Castello were Farmers Son and Stenographer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    40%
  • Labourer
    40%
  • Foreman
    10%
  • Farmers Son
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Clerk
    34%
  • Domestic
    34%
  • Stenographer
    34%
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Census Records

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Castello. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Castello 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Castello. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Castello. For the veterans among your Castello ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Castello lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Castello life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Castello in 1943 was 29, and 79 in 2004.

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