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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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Where is the Castel family from?

You can see how Castel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Castel family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Castel families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 19 Castel families living in Channel Islands. This was about 32% of all the recorded Castel's in United Kingdom. Channel Islands had the highest population of Castel families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Castel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and 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 United Kingdom named Castel. 100% of Castel men worked as a Hotel Chef (head) and 100% of Castel women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Hotel Chef (head)
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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What Castel family records will you find?

Census Records

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.

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Passenger Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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