Casteel Family History

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Casteel Name Meaning

Dutch: from Dutch kasteel ‘castle’ (from Picard castel, Old French chastel), hence a topographic name or a metonymic occupational name for someone who lived or worked in a castle. Perhaps an altered spelling of French Castille.

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

Similar surnames: Castell, Castel, Castello, Castle, Distel, Casteen, Kastel, Cassel

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Casteel Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Casteel name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Casteel. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • France


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Casteel Family Origin

Where is the Casteel family from?

Casteel Family Occupations

What did your Casteel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Casteel. The most common Casteel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Casteel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Casteel family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Casteel Historical Records

What Casteel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Casteel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Casteel 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 704 immigration records available for the last name Casteel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Casteel. For the veterans among your Casteel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Casteel Life Expectancy

What is the average Casteel lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Casteel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Casteel in 1946 was 27, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Casteel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Casteel 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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