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Definition: 1) One who lived at, or near, a castle or fortress 2)One from Castro, the name of over places in Spain. Found principally in Aragón, Castile and Catalonia.

Surname Origin: Spanish

Alternate Surname Spellings: CASTROE

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CASTRO Family Genealogy Forum
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FamilySearch - CASTRO Genealogy
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CASTRO Surname Mailing List
Free mailing list for researchers of the Castro surname and its variations includes subscription details and a searchable archives of past messages.

Surname Finder - CASTRO Genealogy & Family Resources
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Cousin Connect - CASTRO Genealogy Queries
Read or post genealogy queries for the surname CASTRO, and sign up for free notification when new Castro queries are added.

DistantCousin.com - CASTRO Genealogy & Family History
Free databases and genealogy links for the last name CASTRO.

MyCinnamonToast.com - CASTRO Genealogy in All Regions
Centralized search results for family trees and other genealogy info on the CASTRO surname.

References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.


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