Castetter Family History

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Castetter Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Kirchstetter (see Kerstetter).

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


Similar surnames: Glastetter, Rastetter, Shetter, Caster, Casebeer, Stetser, Casebier

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Castetter Family Origin

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Castetter Family Occupations

What did your Castetter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Castetter family was Dry Goods Mercht.. The most common Castetter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Castetter's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Castetter.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Dry Goods Mercht.

    6%

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

Castetter Historical Records

What Castetter family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Castetter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Castetter census 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Castetter. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Castetter. For the veterans among your Castetter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Castetter Life Expectancy

What is the average Castetter lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Castetter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Castetter in 1942 was 56, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Castetter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Castetter 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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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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