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Castera Early Origins



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.

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Castera Spelling Variations


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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.

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Castera Early History


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Castera Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Castera research. Another 128 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Castera History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Castera Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Castera Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Castera 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:

Castera Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • A Castera, aged 45, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1835
  • J N De Castera, aged 28, landed in New Orleans, La in 1835

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Contemporary Notables of the name Castera (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Castera (post 1700)



  • Jean-Claude Castera (b. 1939), Haitian abstract painter

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Castera Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    5. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The Castera Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Castera 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 27 November 2015 at 16:09.

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