Castel Family History

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Castel Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Castle. Southern French: topographic name from Occitan castel, a derivative of Late Latin castellum ‘castle’ (a diminutive of Latin castrum ‘fort’, ‘Roman walled city’). This name is also found as a Jewish (Sephardic) name. Catalan: respelling of Castell.

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


Similar surnames: Castell, Castelo, Casteel, Castro, Kastel, Castello, Cassel, Casler

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Castel Family Origin

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Castel Family Occupations

What did your Castel ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Bricklayer

    5%
  • Compositor

    5%

In 1881, Farmer, Carpenter and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Castel. A less common occupation for the Castel family was Compositor. The most common Castel occupation in the UK was Farmer. 26% of Castel's were Farmers.

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Castel Historical Records

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Castel Life Expectancy

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