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Costain Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Austain ‘son of Austin’ (see Austin). English: from a reduced form of Constant or Constantine.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Coogan, Coan, Stein, Cain, Costas, Austin, Costine, Constantin

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Costain Family Origin

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Costain Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Mason

    7%
  • Fisherman

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Mason and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Costain. The most common Costain occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Costain's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Costain family was Blacksmith.

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Costain Historical Records

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Costain Life Expectancy

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