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Castor Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places called Caistor, in Lincolnshire and Norfolk, Caister in Norfolk, or Castor in Cambridgeshire, all named with Old English cæster ‘Roman fort or town’.

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

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Castor Family Origin

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Castor Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Castor family was Carpenter. The most common Castor occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Castor's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Castor.

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Castor Historical Records

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Castor Life Expectancy

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