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

Castillo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Antonio Castillo, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1803 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Manuel Castillo, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1803 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Rafael Del Castillo, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1803 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Bartolome Del Castillo, who arrived in America in 1812 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Gonzalo Del Castillo, who arrived in America in 1814 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • ... (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)



  • Robert Ernie "Babo" Castillo Jr. (1955-2014), American Major League Baseball pitcher who played from 1977 to 1985
  • Frank Anthony Castillo (1969-2013), American Major League Baseball starting pitcher who played from 1991 through 2005
  • Ana Castillo (b. 1953), Mexican-American Chicana novelist, poet, short story writer, and essayist
  • Joey Castillo (b. 1966), American rock drummer
  • Brian Castillo (b. 1968), American musician, producer, and photographer
  • Edward J. Castillo, American politician, U.S. Collector of Customs, 1877-79 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Carmen P. Castillo, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Texas, 2000 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Carlos Castillo, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 2008 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Blanca A. Castillo, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Texas State Board of Education 11th District, 2002 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Angel M. Castillo, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Puerto Rico, 1996 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 26 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
  2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  5. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
  6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  8. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
  9. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. 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.

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