Costain Family History

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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

What did your Costain ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Mason

    7%
  • Fisherman

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Costain ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Costain Historical Records

What Costain family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Costain. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Costain census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Costain

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Costain. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Costain. For the veterans among your Costain ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Costain Life Expectancy

What is the average Costain lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Costain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Costain in 1962 was 57, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Costain

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Costain ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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