Castello Family History

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Castello Name Meaning

Italian: from castello ‘castle’, ‘fortified building’ (from Late Latin castellum), applied as a topographic name, a habitational name from any of numerous places so named or named with this word, or a metonymic occupational name for a servant who lived and worked in such a place. Catalan (Castelló): habitational name from any of the places named Castelló or with that word, as for example Castelló de la Plana, one of the main towns in Valencia, or Castelló d’Empúries, a town in the Catalan district of L’Empordà.

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


Similar surnames: Castellon, Castelo, Castillo, Castell, Castillon, Castel, Casteel

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Castello Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Castello name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Castello. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    30%

  • Italy

    19%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    11%

  • France

    7%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

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Castello Family Origin

Where is the Castello family from?

Castello Family Occupations

What did your Castello ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Castello family was Farm Laborer. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Castello. The most common Castello occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Castello's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    20%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Castello ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Castello Historical Records

What Castello family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Castello. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Castellocensus records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Castello. 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 Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Castello. For the veterans among your Castello ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Castello Life Expectancy

What is the average Castello lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Castello life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Castello in 1943 was 29, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Castello

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Castello ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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