The name Dacastello 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.
Early Origins of the Dacastello family
The surname Dacastello was first found in the mountainous area of Santander, in the northwestern region of the Iberian peninsula.
Early History of the Dacastello family
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Dacastello Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Castillo, Castillos, Castel, Castello,Castilla and others.
Early Notables of the Dacastello family (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 Dacastello Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Dacastello family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Beltran DelCastillo, who settled in America in 1535; Andrea DelCastillo, who came to America in 1535; Baltasar DelCastillo, who settled in New Spain