Castilla Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Castilla Name Meaning

Spanish: regional name for someone from Castile (Spanish Castilla) in Spain. An independent kingdom between the 10th and 15th centuries, it formed the largest power in the Iberian peninsula. The name derives from the many castles in the region.

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

Similar surnames: Castille, Castiglia, Castile, Mantilla, Castillo, Castell, Cantillo

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Castilla Family Origin

Where is the Castilla family from?

Castilla Family Occupations

What did your Castilla ancestors do for a living?

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

View Census data for Castilla | Data not to scale

  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Barber


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

Castilla Historical Records

What Castilla family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Castilla. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Castilla census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Castilla

Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Castilla. 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.

View all Castilla immigration records

Draft Card

There are 228 military records available for the last name Castilla. For the veterans among your Castilla ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Castilla military records

You've only scratched the surface of Castilla family history.

Castilla Life Expectancy

What is the average Castilla lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Castilla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Castilla in 1947 was 26, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Castilla

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Castilla 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.

Famous Castilla Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name