Castell Family History

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Castell Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Castle. Manx: from a short form of the Old Norse personal name Ásketill, composed of the elements áss ‘god’ + ketill ‘kettle’. Catalan: topographic name from Catalan castell ‘castle’, a derivative of Late Latin castellum ‘castle’ (a diminutive of Latin castrum ‘fort’, ‘Roman walled city’). Compare Spanish Castillo and Occitan (southern French) Castel. Probably an altered spelling of German Kastel.

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


Similar surnames: Castel, Castello, Casteel, Castelo, Cassell, Axtell, Haskell, Cattell

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Castell Family Origin

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Castell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Black Smith

    3%
  • Brick Layer

    3%

In 1880, the most common Castell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Castell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Castell family was Brick Layer. Farmer, Keeping House and Black Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Castell.

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Castell Historical Records

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Castell Life Expectancy

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