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?

In 1939, Hotel Chef (head) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Castel. 12% of Castel men worked as a Hotel Chef (head) and 55% of Castel women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Castel were Cable wireless Stoker Heavy Worker and House Duties (unpaid) (unemployed)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Hotel Chef (head)
  • Account Clerk book Kee
  • Assistant To Agricultural Sales Mana Plant Protection Ltd Yalding Kent Out Of Work
  • Cable wireless Stoker Heavy Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Dancing Paitnes
  • Domestic Servant
  • House Duties (unpaid) (unemployed)

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Castel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Castel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Castel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Castel

Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Castel. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Castel. For the veterans among your Castel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Castel Life Expectancy

What is the average Castel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Castel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Castel in 1962 was 65, and 84 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Castel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Castel 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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