Castner Family History

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Castner Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Kastner. Swedish: probably of German origin.

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


Similar surnames: Kastner, Caster, Cashner, Rasner, Casner, Costner, Paster, Casten

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Castner Family Origin

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Castner Family Occupations

What did your Castner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Castner. 22% of Castner men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Castner women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Castner were Carpenter and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    11%
  • Bookkeeper
    9%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Housework
    7%

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

Castner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Castner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Castner 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 879 immigration records available for the last name Castner. 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 Castner. For the veterans among your Castner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Castner Life Expectancy

What is the average Castner lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Castner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Castner in 1949 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Castner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Castner 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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