Kastan Family History

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Kastan Name Meaning

German: probably a respelling of Kasten, either a habitational name from a place so named, for example in Styria and Upper Austria, or from the Frisian personal name Karsten, equivalent to Christian. German: variant of Kesten 1; also of Sorbian origin.

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

Similar surnames: Kasten, Kosten, Kastl, Kesten, Kasza, Kasun, Kassa, Kassen, Kristan

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Kastan Family Origin

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Kastan Family Occupations

What did your Kastan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kastan. 12% of Kastan men worked as a Salesman and 17% of Kastan women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kastan were Accountant and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Proprietor
  • Accountant

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
  • Candy Store
  • Chef Cashier
  • Clerk

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

Kastan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 930 census records available for the last name Kastan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kastan 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 554 immigration records available for the last name Kastan. 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 192 military records available for the last name Kastan. For the veterans among your Kastan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kastan Life Expectancy

What is the average Kastan lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kastan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kastan in 1962 was 81, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kastan

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