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Kastor Name Meaning

German: from the Roman personal name Castor (meaning ‘beaver’). It was the name of the patron saint of Koblenz, a 4th century priest and missionary who worked in the area of the Mosel.

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


Similar surnames: Pastor, Castor, Kantor, Kaster, Kaspar, Rasor, Kanter, Astor, Kaste

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Kastor Family Origin

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Kastor Family Occupations

What did your Kastor ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Baker and Editor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kastor. A less common occupation for the Kastor family was Housekeeper. The most common Kastor occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Kastor's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Baker

    8%
  • Editor

    8%
  • Housekeeper

    8%

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

Kastor Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kastor Life Expectancy

What is the average Kastor lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Kastor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Kastor in 1953 was 21, and 46 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kastor

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kastor 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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