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Early Origins of the Castanon family

The surname Castanon was first found in Castile, in north central Spain.

Early History of the Castanon family

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Castanon Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Castaneda, Castanon, Castarede and others.

Early Notables of the Castanon family (pre 1700)

Prominent among members of the family General don Ramón de Castaneda y Rada, Count of Udalla on June 19, 1781. Gabriele Castagnola (1828-1883) was an Italian artist born in Genoa and...
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Castanon Ranking

In the United States, the name Castanon is the 8,213rd most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]

United States Castanon migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Castanon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Fco Castanon, aged 27, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1848 [2]
  • Gonzalo Castanon, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1867 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Castanon (post 1700) +

  • Joseph Michael Castanon (b. 1997), known by his stage name Sir Castanon, an American child actor and pop singer-songwriter
  • Jesus Lopez Castanon (b. 1973), Mexican jockey in American thoroughbred racing who won the 2011 Preakness Stakes; as of April 2015, he has 2,042 career wins
  • José Manuel Castañón (1920-2001), Spanish writer
  • Augusto Ulloa y Castañón (1823-1879), Spanish lawyer, politician and journalist, Minister of State in 1872 and 1874

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  2. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8) on Facebook