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Castelnau Early Origins



The surname Castelnau 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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Castelnau Spelling Variations


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Castelnau 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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Castelnau Early History


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Castelnau Early History



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

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Castelnau Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Castelnau Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Castelnau 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 or some of its variants were: ??? Castel, who came to Louisiana in 1720; Jean Castella, who came to Louisiana in 1720; Anthy Castle, who came to Nova Scotia in 1749; William Castells, who settled in Lancaster, PA in 1766.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Castelnau (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Castelnau (post 1700)



  • General Nol-Marie-Joseph-Edouard de Curires de Castelnau (1851-1944), French Commander in Chief Army Group (1918) [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 3) Nol-Marie-Joseph-Edouard Castelnau. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Castelnau/No%C3%ABl-Marie-Joseph-Edouard_de_Curi%C3%A8res_de/France.html
  • Brigadier-General Jean Castelnau (1881-1969), French General Officer Commanding Artillery, XVI Corps (1939-1940) [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 3) Jean Castelnau. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Castelnau/Jean-Fran%C3%A7ois-Marie-Joseph-B%C3%A9ranger_de_Curi%C3%A8res_de/France.html
  • Noel Marie Joseph Edouard Castelnau (1851-1944), French soldier

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Citations


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  1. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 3) Nol-Marie-Joseph-Edouard Castelnau. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Castelnau/No%C3%ABl-Marie-Joseph-Edouard_de_Curi%C3%A8res_de/France.html
  2. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 3) Jean Castelnau. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Castelnau/Jean-Fran%C3%A7ois-Marie-Joseph-B%C3%A9ranger_de_Curi%C3%A8res_de/France.html

Other References

  1. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  2. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
  3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  5. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
  6. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
  7. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
  8. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
  9. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
  10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Castelnau Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Castelnau 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.

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