Casten Family History

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Casten Name Meaning

Swedish (Castén) and German: variant of Kastén (Swedish) or Kasten (German) (see Kasten).

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

Similar surnames: Kasten, Casteen, Carsten, Caster, Basten, Cashen, Castel, Costen

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Casten Family Origin

Where is the Casten family from?

Casten Family Occupations

What did your Casten ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Casten occupation in the UK was Coachman. 50% of Casten's were Coachmans. Coachman and Dock Lab were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Casten.

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  • Coachman

  • Dock Lab


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

Casten Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Casten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Castencensus records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Casten

Passenger List

There are 893 immigration records available for the last name Casten. 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 931 military records available for the last name Casten. For the veterans among your Casten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Casten Life Expectancy

What is the average Casten lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Casten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Casten in 1961 was 55, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Casten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Casten 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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