Name Element CASTRUM

TYPE: Word

Meaning & History

Latin word meaning "castle, fortress, camp".
GIVEN NAME DESCENDANT: Chester (English)
SURNAME DESCENDANTS: Castell (Catalan), Castle, Chester (English), Castelo, Castro (Portuguese), Castellano, Castilla, Castillo, Castro (Spanish)
PLACE NAME DESCENDANTS: Ceaster (Anglo-Saxon), Castile, Chester (English), Castille (French), Castela (Portuguese), Castilla (Spanish)
Entry added January 10, 2017