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Casal Name Meaning

Spanish, Catalan, and Portuguese: topographic name, from a derivative of Late Latin casale ‘hut’, ‘cottage’.

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


Similar surnames: Casale, Canal, Casa, Casali, Basa, Casas, Cabral, Castle, Carel, Caza

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Where is the Casal family from?

You can see how Casal families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Casal family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Casal families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Casal families living in California. This was about 38% of all the recorded Casal's in the USA. California had the highest population of Casal families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Casal surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Casal ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the US named Casal. 29% of Casal men worked as a Farmer.

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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

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Fireman
    22%
  • Waiter
    15%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Casal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Casal 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Casal. 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 506 military records available for the last name Casal. For the veterans among your Casal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Casal lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Casal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Casal in 1956 was 55, and 79 in 2004.

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