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Castle Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Anglo-Norman French, Middle English castel ‘castle’, ‘fortified building or set of buildings’, especially the residence of a feudal lord (Late Latin castellum, a diminutive of castrum ‘fort’, ‘Roman walled city’). The name would also have denoted a servant who lived and worked at such a place.

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


Similar surnames: Castell, Casale, Castro, Astle, Cable, Casler, Casteel, Castelo, Case

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Castle Family Origin

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Castle Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    2%
  • Farm Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Castle occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Castle's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Castle. A less common occupation for the Castle family was Farm Labourer.

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Castle Historical Records

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Castle Life Expectancy

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