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Castillon Name Meaning

Spanish (Castillón): topographic name of Aragonese origin a cognate of Catalan Castelló and its Castilianized form Castellón (see Castellon ) from a diminutive of castel ‘castle’ (see Castell ). French (southern): habitational name from any of various places so named a cognate of 1 above.

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


Similar surnames: Castillo, Castellon, Castello, Castrillon, Castell, Castrillo

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Where is the Castillon family from?

You can see how Castillon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Castillon family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Castillon families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Castillon family living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Castillon's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Castillon families in 1840.
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What did your Castillon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Castillon. 38% of Castillon men worked as a Laborer. .

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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
    38%
  • Merchant
    38%
  • Farmer
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Castillon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Castillon 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Castillon. 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 247 military records available for the last name Castillon. For the veterans among your Castillon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Castillon lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Castillon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Castillon in 1958 was 42, and 66 in 2004.

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