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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

What did your Castle ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Castle. 2% of Castle men worked as a General Labourer and 53% of Castle women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Castle were Carpenter and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housekeeper

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

Castle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 228,000 census records available for the last name Castle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Castle census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 21,000 immigration records available for the last name Castle. 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 30,000 military records available for the last name Castle. For the veterans among your Castle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Castle Life Expectancy

What is the average Castle lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Castle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Castle in 1940 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

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