Castillo


Castillo
Recorded in the spellings of Castilla, Castillo, Castela, Castille, Castiglioni, Castiglione, Castillion, etc., this is a locational or regional surname which derives from the former independent kingdom of Castille, now a province within Spain. Curiously the name was originally French, the name deriving from the pre 10th century Provencal 'castel' (a castel) and vieil, meaning old, the old castle. 'Castille' was an area which was under continuous occupation from the time of the Romans who held it for three centuries, down through the Vizigoths, the Franks and later the Moors. In consequence the region was full of castles, the province name reflecting this fact. Not surprisingly the surname was an early entry into the New World of the Americas, and examples of these early recordings include Penaflor Castillo, at San Bernardino, Xochimilco, Mexico, on March 8th 1708, Arrieta Castilla onb December 22nd 1706 at the same place. Josef Castillo married Maria Sinoba Bojorquez at Santa Barbara, California, on November 30th 1805, and Joe Matusa Castila, at Pomonala, Los Angeles, on October 19th 1933. The coat of arms has the blazon of, a blue field, charged with a silver castle on a green mount. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Antonia Castillo, which was dated July 12th 1678, at Asuncion, Districto Federal, Mexico, during the reign of King Charles 11 of Spain, Emperor of Mexico, 1665 - 1700. Surnames became necessary when governments introduced personal taxation. In England this was known as Poll Tax. Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling.

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  • Castillo — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Para otros usos de este término, véase Castillo (desambiguación). El Castillo de Windsor es una residencia oficial de la monarca del Reino Unido y tiene más de 900 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Castillo — may refer to:People: See Castillo (surname) Places*Castillo, town in Duarte Province, Dominican Republic *Castillo Albaráñez, municipality in Cuenca, Castile La Mancha, Spain *Castillo de Garcimuñoz, municipality in Cuenca, Castile La Mancha,… …   Wikipedia

  • Castillo Ki — 鬼ノ城 El Nishimon (Puerta del Oeste) del Castillo Ki. Localización Montaña Kijō, Sōja, Prefectura de Okayama, Japón …   Wikipedia Español

  • Castillo — steht für: Castillo (Familienname), der Familienname Castillo Castillo (Stadt), eine Kleinstadt in der Dominikanischen Republik Castillo de Castellar, eine Burganlage bei Castellar, Andalusien (Spanien) Siehe auch El Castillo Castilho Castello …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • castillo — sustantivo masculino 1. Conjunto de edificaciones, fortificado y rodeado de murallas y fosos y baluartes: castillo medieval, castillo renacentista. Los castillos medievales eran auténticas ciudades, con sus plazas, iglesia, paseos y despensas. 2 …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • castillo — (Del lat. castellum). 1. m. Lugar fuerte, cercado de murallas, baluartes, fosos y otras fortificaciones. 2. Estructura de madera, en forma de torre, antiguamente usada en la guerra, montada sobre animales. 3. maestril. 4. Cabida de un carro,… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Castillo [2] — Castillo (spr. stiljo), 1) Diego Enriquez de, Kaplan Heinrichs IV. von Kastilien, geb. in Segovia. Seine Chronik erzählt die Begebenheiten der Regierung Heinrichs I V. (1454–74) in einem fast trocknen Stil; sie erschien in der von der königlichen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Castillo —   [kas tiʎo],    1) Bernal Dị́az del, spanischer Chronist, Díaz del Castillo, Bernal.    2) Jorge, spanischer Maler und Grafiker, * Pontevedra 16. 7. 1933; ist seit 1962 überwiegend als Radierer tätig. Seine figurativen Kompositionen mit… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Castillo — (spr. Kastilljo), 1) Diego Enriquez de C., geb. zu Segovia, war Hofcaplan Heinrichs IV. von Castilien u. führte für diesen viele diplomatische Unterhandlungen, gerieth nach der Schlacht bei Olmedo in die Hände des Infanten Alfons, der ihm seine… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Castillo [1] — Castillo (spr. stiljo), Ort in der mittelamerikan. Republik Nicaragua, am San Juan, Sammelstelle von Kautschuk (von Castilloa elastica), das über Greytown verschifft wird …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Castillo [1] — Castillo (Kastiljo), Diego Enriguez de, geb. zu Segovia, Kaplan Heinrichs IV. von Castilien, beschrieb in seiner Chronik die Begebenheiten der Regierungszeit desselben; herausgegeben von Miguel de Flores, Madrid 1787. – C., Alonso Solórzano de,… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon


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