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Castaneda Family History

Castaneda Name Meaning
Spanish and Asturian-Leonese (Castañeda): habitational name from any of various places in Santander, Asturies, and Salamanca, named with castañeda, a collective of castaña ‘chestnut’.

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

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403,662 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,603 Military Records
12,975 Immigration Records
28,058 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Castaneda Families

  • Number of Castaneda families
     43 - 84
     15 - 42
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Castaneda families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Castaneda last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Castaneda census records

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Castaneda Family Origin

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Castaneda Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Castaneda

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Castaneda Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Castaneda census records

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Castaneda Civil War Service Records

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