First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Castel

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Alt. Meaning

C is for comic, laughter is your tonic.

A is for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

S is for share, your talents, time, and possessions with others

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

L is for life, that you live so well.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Castel

P. was born on August 5th, 1950 in Jamaica, Queens.


Robert Castel was a sociologist and sociology. Robert was born on March 27th, 1933 in Brest, France. He left this life on March 12th, 2013.


Lou Castel is an actor. He was most prominent from 1963 to present. Lou was born on May 28th, 1943 in Bogotá.


Marie-Pierre Castel is an actress. She was most prominent from 1969 to 1969. Marie-Pierre was born on February 5th, 1950 in Villejuif.


Catherine Castel is an actress and director. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1969 to 1969. Catherine was born on February 5th, 1950 in Villejuif.


Pierre Castel is a founder and castel group. Pierre was born in 1926.


Where is the name Castel popular?

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Popularity of Castel as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Castel U.S.
  White 40.37% 64.26%
  African American 18.14% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.23% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.97% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.52% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 32.77% 16.26%

Of Last Name Castel

People with the last name Castel are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Castel

  • How Popular is the name Castel? As a last name Castel was the 32,365th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Castel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Castel is Tuesday, December 10th, 1901.
  • How unique is the name Castel? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Castel. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Castel: Your name in reverse order is Letsac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Seclat. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Castel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 711 people with the last name Castel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Castel? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Castel as their last name since less than 1 person in 417k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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