Castor History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Castor family

The surname Castor was first found in Gloucestershire in the west of England where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

Early History of the Castor family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Castor research. Another 100 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 142 and 1420 are included under the topic Early Castor History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Castor Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Coster, Costar, Costard, Costerman and others.

Early Notables of the Castor family (pre 1700)

Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Castor Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Castor migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Castor Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Samuel Castor, who landed in Virginia in 1664 [1]
Castor Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Julius Castor, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1867 [1]

Canada Castor migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Castor Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Joseph Castor, aged 46, who landed in St Pierre and Miquelon in 1767

Contemporary Notables of the name Castor (post 1700) +

  • Kathy Castor (b. 1966), American politician, U.S. Representative for Florida's 11th congressional district
  • Jimmy Castor (b. 1947), American pop and funk musician, best known of his hit Troglodyte (Cave Man)
  • George A. Castor (1855-1906), American politician
  • Bruce Castor (b. 1961), American lawyer and politician, District Attorney of Montgomery County
  • Betty Castor (b. 1941), American educator and politician, past President of the University of South Florida
  • William N. Castor, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1976; Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1988 [2]
  • Tobias Castor (1840-1901), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1876 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1888, 1892; Member, Committee on Permanent Organization, Democratic National Convention, 1888 [2]
  • Kathy Castor (b. 1966), American Democrat politician, Lawyer ; Candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Florida, 2000; Hillsborough County Commissioner, 2002-06; U.S. Representative from Florida 11th District, 2007-; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2008 [2]
  • Harry C. Castor, American Democrat politician, Kansas Democratic State Chair, 1944-46 [2]
  • George Albert Castor (1855-1906), American Republican politician, U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1904-06; [2]
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


Suggested Readings for the name Castor +

  • 4038 "Benjamin Castor (1741-1825) and Descendants".

  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 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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