Kastan Family History

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Kastan Name Meaning

German: probably a respelling of Kasten, either a habitational name from a place so named, for example in Styria and Upper Austria, or from the Frisian personal name Karsten, equivalent to Christian. German: variant of Kesten 1; also of Sorbian origin.

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


Similar surnames: Kasten, Kosten, Kastl, Kesten, Kasza, Kasun, Kassa, Kassen, Kristan

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Kastan Family Origin

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Kastan Family Occupations

What did your Kastan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kastan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Kastan's were Farmers. Farmer, Boot & Shoe Maker and Gentleman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kastan. A less common occupation for the Kastan family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    14%
  • Gentleman

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%

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

Kastan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kastan Life Expectancy

What is the average Kastan lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kastan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kastan in 1962 was 81, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kastan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kastan 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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