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CASTILLO - Name Meaning & Origin

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CASTILLO Surname Meaning & Origin:

Dweller at or near a large fortified building; worker in a castle.

Surname Origin:

Alternate Surname Spellings:

CASTILLA, CASTILLOS, CASTEL, CASTELLO, CASTEEL

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References: Surname Meanings & Origins

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

Menk, Lars. A Dictionary of German Jewish Surnames. Avotaynu, 2005.

Beider, Alexander. A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from Galicia. Avotaynu, 2004.

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

Hanks, Patrick. Dictionary of American Family Names. Oxford University Press, 2003.

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


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