Castera History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
- Origins Available:
Early Origins of the Castera family
The surname Castera was first found in Languedoc, in the south of France, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Nimes and Toulouse and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.
Early History of the Castera family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Castera research. Another 83 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Castera History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Castera Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Castres, Castrec, Castric, Castrique, Casteras, Casteraz, Casterique, Casters, Castries, Casttrec, Casteric, de Casterique and many more.
Early Notables of the Castera family (pre 1700)
More information is included under the topic Early Castera Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
In France, the name Castera is the 4,274th most popular surname with an estimated 1,500 - 2,000 people with that name. 
Castera migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Castera Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- A Castera, aged 45, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1835 
- J N De Castera, aged 28, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1835 
Contemporary Notables of the name Castera (post 1700) +
- Georges Castera (1936-2020), Haitian poet and writer
- Jean-Claude Castera (b. 1939), Haitian abstract painter
Related Stories +
- ^ http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/nom-de-famille/nom/
- ^ 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)