Kastan Family History

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Kastan Name Meaning

German: probably a respelling of Kasten, either a habitational name from a place so named, for example in Styria and Upper Austria, or from the Frisian personal name Karsten, equivalent to Christian. German: variant of Kesten 1; also of Sorbian origin.

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

Similar surnames: Kasten, Kosten, Kastl, Kesten, Kasza, Kasun, Kassa, Kassen, Kristan

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Kastan Family Origin

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Kastan Family Occupations

What did your Kastan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kastan family was Laborer. Farmer, Boot & Shoe Maker and Gentleman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kastan. The most common Kastan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Kastan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Boot & Shoe Maker

  • Gentleman

  • Laborer


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Kastan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 930 census records available for the last name Kastan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kastan 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 554 immigration records available for the last name Kastan. 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 192 military records available for the last name Kastan. For the veterans among your Kastan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kastan Life Expectancy

What is the average Kastan lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kastan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kastan in 1962 was 81, and 79 in 2004.

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