Castner Family History

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Castner Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Kastner. Swedish: probably of German origin.

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


Similar surnames: Kastner, Caster, Cashner, Rasner, Casner, Costner, Paster, Casten

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Castner Family Origin

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Castner Family Occupations

What did your Castner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Castner family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Castner. The most common Castner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Castner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    3%

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

Castner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Castner Life Expectancy

What is the average Castner lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Castner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Castner in 1949 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Castner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Castner 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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