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Castro Name Meaning

Galician, Portuguese, Italian, and Jewish (Sephardic): topographic name from castro ‘castle’, ‘fortress’ (Latin castrum ‘fort’, ‘Roman walled city’): in Galicia and also in northern Portugal a habitational name from any of various places named with this word; in Italy either a topographic name or a habitational name.

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


Similar surnames: Carro, Castel, Castano, Canto, Cassaro, Castle, Mastro, Caro, Lastra

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Castro Family Origin

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Castro Family Occupations

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  • Attendant At Cabmans Shelter

    11%
  • Cabinet Maker

    11%
  • Dock Laborer

    11%
  • Electro Gilder And Engraver

    11%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Castro family was Electro Gilder And Engraver. Attendant At Cabmans Shelter, Cabinet Maker and Dock Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Castro. The most common Castro occupation in the UK was Attendant At Cabmans Shelter. 11% of Castro's were Attendant At Cabmans Shelters.

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Castro Historical Records

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Castro Life Expectancy

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