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Castels Early Origins



The surname Castels was first found in Bavaria, where the name Castell was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Castels Spelling Variations


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Castels Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Castell, Castel, Castle and others.

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Castels Early History


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Castels Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Castels research. Another 233 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1752 and 1773 are included under the topic Early Castels History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Castels Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Castels Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Castels 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:

Castels Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Castels, who came to Pennsylvania in 1773
  • John Castels, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1773

Castels Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Margaret Castels, who settled in Ontario in 1871
  • Henry Castels, who arrived in Ontario in 1871

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    3. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    7. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    8. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    9. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    10. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
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    The Castels Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Castels 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 29 June 2012 at 11:54.

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