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Casto Name Meaning

Spanish and Italian:: from the Latin personal name Castus ‘chaste’. nickname from casto ‘chaste pure’.

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


Similar surnames: Cast, Canto, Catto, Castro, Caso, Cato, Caston, Basso, Capo, Bast

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Where is the Casto family from?

You can see how Casto families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Casto family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Casto families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 19 Casto families living in Virginia. This was about 58% of all the recorded Casto's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Casto families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Casto surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Casto ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Casto. 23% of Casto men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Casto women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Casto were Salesman and Saleslady. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    23%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Farming
    5%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    14%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Saleslady
    6%
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What Casto family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Casto. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Casto census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Casto. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Casto. For the veterans among your Casto ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Casto lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Casto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Casto in 1945 was 32, and 73 in 2004.

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