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Castro Name Meaning

Galician, Portuguese, Italian, and Jewish (Sephardic): topographic name from castro ‘castle’, ‘fortress’ (Latin castrum ‘fort’, ‘Roman walled city’): in Galicia and also in northern Portugal a habitational name from any of various places named with this word; in Italy either a topographic name or a habitational name.

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


Similar surnames: Carro, Castel, Castano, Canto, Cassaro, Castle, Mastro, Caro, Lastra

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Castro Family Origin

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Castro Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    26%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Castro. A less common occupation for the Castro family was Farm Laborer. The most common Castro occupation in the USA was Laborer. 26% of Castro's were Laborers.

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Castro Historical Records

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Castro Life Expectancy

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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