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Castles Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: from a plural or genitive form of Castle.

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


Similar surnames: Castle, Wattles, Cates, Casler, Castel, Bustle, Vales, Mattes, Catoe

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Where is the Castles family from?

You can see how Castles families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Castles family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Castles families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 60 Castles families living in London. This was about 29% of all the recorded Castles's in the UK. London had the highest population of Castles families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Castles surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Castles ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Hosiery Trimmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Castles. 90% of Castles 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

  • Hosiery Trimmer
    100%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    90%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    7%
  • House Duties
    5%
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What Castles family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Castles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Castles 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 Castles. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Castles. For the veterans among your Castles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Castles lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Castles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Castles in 1945 was 66, and 80 in 2004.

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