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The Casttlyn family name dates back to the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. The name comes from when an early member worked as a person who worked in a castle. The original bearer of the surname Casttlyn 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 Casttlyn is derived from the Old Norman French word castel, which means castle.

Casttlyn Early Origins



The surname Casttlyn was first found in Sussex where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

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Casttlyn Spelling Variations


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Casttlyn Spelling Variations



Casttlyn has been spelled many different ways. Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Many variations of the name Casttlyn have been found, including Castle, Castell, Castles, Castel, Castello and others.

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Casttlyn Early History


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Casttlyn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Casttlyn research. Another 400 words (29 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 Casttlyn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Casttlyn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Casttlyn Early Notables (pre 1700)



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 Casttlyn Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Casttlyn In Ireland


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Casttlyn In Ireland



Some of the Casttlyn family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 82 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Casttlyns to arrive on North American shores: George Castell, who settled in Virginia in 1635; followed by Henry in 1639; George Castell settled in Maryland in 1775; Dorothy Castle settled in Virginia in 1639.

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Citations


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Citations



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    The Casttlyn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Casttlyn 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 30 October 2017 at 07:59.

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