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Kastl Name Meaning

South German: habitational name from any of various places so named in Bavaria. German: from an Alemannic pet form of an old personal name based on Old High German Middle High German gast ‘guest foreigner’ earlier ‘foreign warrior’. South German (rarely Kästl): from a pet form of the Latin personal name Castulus ‘the chaste one’ an early Christian saint's name.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Kaste, Kastel, Gast, Kast, Basel, Kost, Ast, Fasel, Kasza, Kastle

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Where is the Kastl family from?

You can see how Kastl families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kastl family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Kastl families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 26 Kastl families living in Nebraska. This was 100% of all the recorded Kastl's in USA. Nebraska had the highest population of Kastl families in 1880.
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What did your Kastl ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kastl. 34% of Kastl men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Kastl women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kastl were Farm Labor and Saleslady. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Farming
  • Laborer
  • Farm Labor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Salesgirl
  • Saleslady
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Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 381 immigration records available for the last name Kastl. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Kastl. For the veterans among your Kastl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kastl lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kastl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kastl in 1963 was 75, and 88 in 2004.

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