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Multiple Origins for the Surname Castillo



The name Castillo is derived from the Late Latin word "castellum," which meant a fortified building (a castle), a set of buildings or even a village. The region of Castilla in central Spain, an independent kingdom from the 11th to the 16th century, was so named because of the many castles located there.

Castillo Early Origins



The surname Castillo was first found in the mountainous area of Santander, in the northwestern region of the Iberian peninsula.

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Castillo Spelling Variations


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Castillo Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Castillo, Castillos, Castel, Castello,Castilla and others.

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Castillo Early History


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Castillo Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Castillo research. Another 231 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1699, 1760, 1757, 1760, 1602 and 1656 are included under the topic Early Castillo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Castillo Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Castillo Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family Felix Castello (1602-1656), a Spanish painter of the Baroque period, painted for the chapel of Santo Cristo de la Paciencia in the Convent of...

Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Castillo 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:

Castillo Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Catalina Castillo, who arrived in Cartagena in 1597

Castillo Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Maria Del Castillo settled in New Orleans in 1778
  • Josefa Del Castillo settled in New Orleans in 1779
  • Geronimo Castillo settled in Louisiana in 1779

Castillo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Antonio Castillo, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1803
  • Manuel Castillo, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1803
  • Rafael Del Castillo, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1803
  • Bartolome Del Castillo, who arrived in America in 1812
  • Gonzalo Del Castillo, who arrived in America in 1814
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Castillo (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Castillo (post 1700)



  • Yvonne R. Castillo, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 2000
  • Yolanda Castillo, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Mayor of Hartford, Connecticut, 1993; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 2004
  • Victor G. Castillo, American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for California, 1992
  • Victor Castillo Jr., American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2008
  • Susan Castillo, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 2000, 2004, 2008
  • Pedro Castillo, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996
  • Raysa Castillo, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2000
  • Mary L. Castillo, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1980
  • Leonel Castillo, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1980
  • Joseph Castillo, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1972
  • ... (Another 25 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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    The Castillo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Castillo 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 11 January 2017 at 16:07.

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