tribes of Britain. Castledine was originally a name given to someone who worked as a
The original bearer of the surname Castledine may have held the post of governor or constable of the castle. However, the surname might also be derived from residence near a castle, or from services or rent owed to a castle. The surname Castledine is derived from the Old Norman French word
from very ancient times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Castledine research.Another 167 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1148, 1201, 1273, 1240, 1380, 1426, 1408, 1420, 1421, 1426, 1606 and 1685 are included under the topic Early Castledine History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
It is only in the last few hundred
years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon
surnames like Castledine are characterized by many spelling variations
. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Castledine include: Castle, Castell, Castles, Castel, Castello and others.
Notables of the family at this time include John Castell (a.k.a. John Castle (c.1380-1426), English academic, Master of University College, Oxford (c.
1408-1420), and later a Chancellor... Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Castledine Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.