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Castella Early Origins



The surname Castella was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in North Holland, a province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Amsterdam, Haarlem and Hilversum. It was the seat of the old Counts of Holland. Seat of one of the oldest families is Brederode Castle near Haarlem. There are many old and quaint towns in the province. including Medemblik, Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Edam, and Monnikendam. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Castella Spelling Variations


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Castella Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Castell, Castel, Castella, Castello, Castellane, Castellani, Casteller, Casttellon, Castells, Castelllmann, Castelnau and many more.

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Castella Early History


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Castella Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Castella research. Another 177 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1644, 1752 and 1773 are included under the topic Early Castella History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Castella Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Castella Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Castella Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Castella Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jean Castella, who came to Louisiana in 1720

Castella Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Ignacio Castella, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1841

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Contemporary Notables of the name Castella (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Castella (post 1700)



  • Simon Nicolas Constantin de Castella de Montagny, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Pierre François Gilbert Castella, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815
  • Nicolas Antoine Xavier Castella de Berlens, French Brigadier General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815

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Castella Family Crest Products


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Castella Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München: 1975. Print.
    3. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    4. Tapper, Michael Ed. Immigrants to the Middle Colonies A Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists and Associated Data from The New York Genealogical Biographical Record. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    8. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Castella Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Castella Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 18 July 2014 at 14:39.

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