Costas Family History

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Costas Name Meaning

Portuguese and Catalan: variant (plural) of Costa. The Catalan form is a respelling (probably Castilianization) of Catalan Costes, of the same origin. Greek: from the personal name Kostas, a reduced form of Konstantinos (see Constantine).

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

Similar surnames: Kostas, Casas, Costa, Kotas, Comas, Rosas, Stas, Colas, Cosma, Cotta

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Costas Family Origin

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Costas Family Occupations

What did your Costas ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Waiter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Costas. 43% of Costas men worked as a Waiter

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Waiter
  • Cook
  • Hotel Waiter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Costas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Costas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Costas census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Costas. 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 994 military records available for the last name Costas. For the veterans among your Costas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Costas Life Expectancy

What is the average Costas lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Costas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Costas in 1955 was 63, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Costas 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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