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Castelan Family History

Castelan Name Meaning
Galician (Castelán): generally from Galician castelán, an ethnic name for a Castilian (Castilian castellano). However, in some cases it may be a habitational name, from places in Lugo and A Coruña provinces called Castelán, or it could be an occupational name denoting a bailiff or steward.

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

21,318 Historical Documents with Castelan on Ancestry.com
18,009 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
36 Military Records
351 Immigration Records
2,386 Census and Voter Lists
536 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Castelan Families

  • Number of Castelan families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Castelan census records

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Castelan Family Origin

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Castelan Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Castelan

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Castelan Family Occupations

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Military Service by Castelan

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