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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Castan

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Alt. Meaning

C is for captive, your web of charm.

A is for aware, of your surroundings

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

T is for tried, tried and true you.

A is for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

N is for narrator, tell many stories

Notable Persons Named Castan

Castan is a sports team member for the União São João Esporte Clube.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Castan

Leandro Castán is a soccer player for the A.S. Roma, Clube Atlético Mineiro, Helsingborgs IF, Grêmio Barueri Futebol, Sport Club Corinthians Paulista, and Brazil national football team. Leandro was born on November 5th, 1986 in Jaú, São Paulo, Brazil.


Luciano Castán is a soccer player for the São Bernardo Futebol Clube, União São João Esporte Clube, Santos FC, Associação Atlética Ponte Preta, Paraná Clube, Clube Atlético Bragantino, and Associação Portuguesa de Desportos. Luciano was born on September 13th, 1989 in São Paulo, Brazil.


Ron was born on October 29th, 1939. He died in 1999.


Rogelio Franco Castán is a politician. Rogelio was born on November 19th, 1975 in Veracruz.


Castan is a sports team member for the União São João Esporte Clube.


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Popularity of Castan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Castan U.S.
  White 37.61% 64.26%
  African American 7.08% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.65% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 50.88% 16.26%

Of Last Name Castan

People with the last name Castan are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Castan

  • How Popular is the name Castan? As a last name Castan was the 83,226th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Castan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Castan is Friday, December 11th, 1914.
  • How unique is the name Castan? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Castan. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Castan: Your name in reverse order is Natsac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nscaat. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Castan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 226 people with the last name Castan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Castan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Castan as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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