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Castellana Name Meaning

Italian (southern mainly Sicily): habitational name from a place called Castellana notably the one in Sicily or feminine form of Castellano . Catalan: habitational name from any of the places called La Castellana especially in Girona province Catalonia (Spain).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Castellaw, Castellon, Castello, Castellano, Castellanos, Castillon

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Where is the Castellana family from?

You can see how Castellana families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Castellana family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Castellana families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Castellana family living in Texas. This was 100% of all the recorded Castellana's in USA. Texas had the highest population of Castellana families in 1880.
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What did your Castellana ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Castellana. 31% of Castellana men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Castellana women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Castellana were Longshoreman and Machine Operator. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Proprietor
  • Longshoreman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
  • Housewife
  • Machine Operator
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Castellana. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Castellana 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 Castellana. 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 211 military records available for the last name Castellana. For the veterans among your Castellana ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Castellana lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Castellana life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Castellana in 1965 was 58, and 72 in 2004.

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