Castleton Family History

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Castleton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Castleton, for example in Derbyshire and North Yorkshire, from Old English castel ‘castle’ + tun ‘settlement’, ‘farmstead’.

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

Similar surnames: Catton, Calton, Castrejon, Hazleton, Carlton, Littleton, Catterton

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Castleton Family Origin

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Castleton Family Occupations

What did your Castleton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, General Laborer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Castleton. A less common occupation for the Castleton family was Razor Smith. The most common Castleton occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Castleton's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • General Laborer

  • Labourer

  • Razor Smith


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

Castleton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Castleton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Castleton 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 732 immigration records available for the last name Castleton. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Castleton. For the veterans among your Castleton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Castleton Life Expectancy

What is the average Castleton lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Castleton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Castleton in 1941 was 63, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Castleton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Castleton 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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