Castelo Family History

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Castelo Name Meaning

Portuguese: habitational name from any of numerous places called Castelo, from castelo ‘castle’, ‘(group of) fortified building(s)’ (from Late Latin castellum). Catalan and Spanish (Casteló): respelling of Catalan Castelló (see Castello).

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

Similar surnames: Castello, Castell, Castel, Castillo, Castle, Castellon, Castano

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Castelo Family Origin

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Castelo Family Occupations

What did your Castelo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Castelo. The most common Castelo occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Castelo's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Castelo family was Butcher.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Brick Mason

  • Butcher


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Castelo ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Castelo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Castelo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Castelo census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Castelo. 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 228 military records available for the last name Castelo. For the veterans among your Castelo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Castelo Life Expectancy

What is the average Castelo lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Castelo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Castelo in 1944 was 36, and 35 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Castelo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Castelo ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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