Castelo Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Castelo Name Meaning

Portuguese: habitational name from any of numerous places called Castelo, from castelo ‘castle’, ‘(group of) fortified building(s)’ (from Late Latin castellum). Catalan and Spanish (Casteló): respelling of Catalan Castelló (see Castello).

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

Similar surnames: Castello, Castell, Castel, Castillo, Castle, Castellon, Castano

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with a family member and we'll do the searching for you.

Castelo Family Origin

Where is the Castelo family from?

Castelo Family Occupations

What did your Castelo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Castelo. 42% of Castelo men worked as a Laborer

View Census data for Castelo | Data not to scale

United States shown, England data unavailable

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Miner
  • Labor

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

Castelo Historical Records

What Castelo family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Castelo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Castelo census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search UK census records for Castelo

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Castelo. 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.

View all Castelo immigration records

Draft Card

There are 228 military records available for the last name Castelo. For the veterans among your Castelo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Castelo military records

You've only scratched the surface of Castelo family history.

Castelo Life Expectancy

What is the average Castelo lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Castelo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Castelo in 1944 was 36, and 35 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Castelo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Castelo 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.

Famous Castelo Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name

14-Day Free Trial