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The Castille surname is derived from the same roots as the French word "château," meaning castle.

Castille Early Origins



The surname Castille was first found in Artois, a former province of northern France where this illustrious family held a family seat with lands and manor for many centuries. The family were well established in the region of Arras 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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Castille Spelling Variations


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Castille Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Castel, Castet, Castets, Castex, Castelli, Ducastel, Delcastel and many more.

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Castille Early History


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Castille Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Castille research. Another 201 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1274, 1618, 1712, 1644, 1681, 1616, 1694, 1635 and 1683 are included under the topic Early Castille History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Castille Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Castille Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Castille 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:

Castille Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joseph Castille, who arrived in Maryland in 1763
  • Lamarthe Castille, who arrived in Maryland in 1763

Castille Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Juan Castille, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1829

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Contemporary Notables of the name Castille (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Castille (post 1700)



  • Ron Castille, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Mayor of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1991; Justice of Pennsylvania State Supreme Court, 2002
  • Simeon Castille (b. 1985), American AFL football cornerback
  • Timothy Nehemiah Castille (b. 1984), American NFL football fullback
  • Jeremiah Castille (b. 1961), American NFL football player
  • Hippolyte Castille (1820-1886), French writer and polemicist

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    2. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    3. 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).
    4. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    6. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
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    The Castille Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Castille 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 9 October 2015 at 10:19.

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