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Castle Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Anglo-Norman French, Middle English castel ‘castle’, ‘fortified building or set of buildings’, especially the residence of a feudal lord (Late Latin castellum, a diminutive of castrum ‘fort’, ‘Roman walled city’). The name would also have denoted a servant who lived and worked at such a place.

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


Similar surnames: Castell, Casale, Castro, Astle, Cable, Casler, Casteel, Castelo, Case

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Castle Family Origin

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Castle Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Castle. A less common occupation for the Castle family was Farm Laborer. The most common Castle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Castle's were Farmers.

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Castle Historical Records

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Castle Life Expectancy

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