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Castelli Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic or plural form of Castello .

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

Similar surnames: Castaldi, Cappelli, Rastelli, Capelli, Carelli, Castello, Cardelli

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Where is the Castelli family from?

You can see how Castelli families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Castelli family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Castelli families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Castelli families living in California. This was about 67% of all the recorded Castelli's in USA. California had the highest population of Castelli families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Castelli surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Castelli ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Castelli. 17% of Castelli men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Castelli women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Castelli were Mechanic and 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
  • Clerk
  • Proprietor
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Finisher
  • Secretary
  • Operator
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Census Records

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

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What is the average Castelli lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Castelli life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Castelli in 1943 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

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