Kastel Family History

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Kastel Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone living near a castle or fort, from Kastell ‘fort’, ‘citadel’ (Latin castellum). Equally, the surname could come from any of the numerous places in Germany so named (more usually written Kastell).

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


Similar surnames: Kassel, Kastl, Castel, Kestel, Kasten, Castell, Kastelic, Kaste

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Kastel Family Origin

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Kastel Family Occupations

What did your Kastel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kastel occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 33% of Kastel's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Mason and Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kastel. A less common occupation for the Kastel family was Tailor In Store.

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  • Keeping House

    33%
  • Mason

    17%
  • Stone Mason

    17%
  • Tailor In Store

    17%

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

Kastel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kastel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kastel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Kastel

Passenger List

There are 474 immigration records available for the last name Kastel. 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 Kastel. For the veterans among your Kastel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kastel Life Expectancy

What is the average Kastel lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kastel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kastel in 1962 was 62, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kastel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kastel 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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