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Kastel Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone living near a castle or fort, from Kastell ‘fort’, ‘citadel’ (Latin castellum). Equally, the surname could come from any of the numerous places in Germany so named (more usually written Kastell).

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


Similar surnames: Kassel, Kastl, Castel, Kestel, Kasten, Castell, Kastelic, Kaste

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Where is the Kastel family from?

You can see how Kastel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kastel family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kastel families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Kastel families living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Kastel's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Kastel families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kastel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kastel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kastel. 27% of Kastel men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Kastel women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kastel were Butcher 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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    27%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Butcher
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    43%
  • Dressmaker
    29%
  • Stenographer
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kastel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kastel 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 474 immigration records available for the last name Kastel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kastel. For the veterans among your Kastel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kastel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kastel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kastel in 1962 was 62, and 78 in 2004.

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