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Castellaw Family History

Castellaw Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from any of several places in southern Scotland named as Castle Law ‘castle hill’. The name has more or less died out in Scotland.

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


Similar surnames: Castello, Castillon, Castell, Castelan, Castellon, Castellana, Castel

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Where is the Castellaw family from?

You can see how Castellaw families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Castellaw family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Castellaw families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Castellaw families living in Georgia. This was 100% of all the recorded Castellaw's in USA. Georgia had the highest population of Castellaw families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Castellaw surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Castellaw ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Receptionist were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Castellaw. 40% of Castellaw men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Castellaw women worked as a Receptionist. Some less common occupations for Americans named Castellaw were Laborer and Nurse. .

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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
    40%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Farm Operator
    12%
  • Laborer
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Receptionist
    60%
  • Nurse
    40%
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What Castellaw family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Castellaw. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Castellaw 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 44 immigration records available for the last name Castellaw. 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 383 military records available for the last name Castellaw. For the veterans among your Castellaw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Castellaw lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Castellaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Castellaw in 1945 was 31, and 83 in 2004.

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