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From Japanese カステラ, from Portuguese pão de Castela, bread of Castile.

  1. A Japanese sponge cake made of sugar, flour, eggs, and starch syrup.

    castella was also found in the following language(s): Latin

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Castella

    Robert de Castella is an athlete. Robert was born on February 27th, 1957 in Melbourne, Australia.


    Jean-Edouard was born on November 21st, 1881 in Lilydale, Australia. Jean-Edouard is also known as Castella and Jean Edward de. He breathed his last breath on July 26th, 1966.


    Russ Castella is a hip hop music, contemporary r&b, and pop music record producer and remix. He plays Keyboard instrument, Sampler (musical instrument), Drum kit, and Percussion instrument. He was most active from 2004 to present. Russ was born Russ Castella on November 15th, 1983.


    Hubert was born on March 27th, 1825. Hubert is also known as Castella and Charles Hubert de. He breathed his last breath on October 30th, 1907.


    Svend was born on March 15th, 1890. He passed away on November 28th, 1938.


    Paul was born on May 22nd, 1827. He passed away on March 14th, 1903.


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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Castella U.S.
      White 63.36% 64.26%
      African American 5.34% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 29.01% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Castella

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

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    Fun Facts about the name Castella

    • How Popular is the name Castella? Castella is the 27,735th most popular name of all time. As a last name Castella was the 73,911th most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Castella have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 188 babies born with the first name Castella in the United States. That's more than enough people named Castella to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Castella? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1909 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
    • When was Castella first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Castella is Wednesday, October 28th, 1874.
    • What year had the most people named Castella born? The highest recorded use of the first name Castella was in 1929 with a total of 9 babies.
    • Weird things about the name Castella: Your name in reverse order is Alletsac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tcaalels. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Castella? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 262 people with the last name Castella.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Castella? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Castella as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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