Costello Family History

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Costello Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Oisdealbhaigh ‘son of Oisdealbhach’, a personal name composed of the elements os ‘deer’, ‘fawn’ + dealbhach ‘in the form of’, ‘resembling’.

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

Similar surnames: Castell, Castellon, Morello, Covello, Corsello, Castello, Connell

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Costello Family Origin

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Costello Family Occupations

What did your Costello ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Costello. 4% of Costello men worked as a General Labourer and 45% of Costello women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Costello were Joiner and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Joiner

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Costello Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 189,000 census records available for the last name Costello. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Costello 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 41,000 immigration records available for the last name Costello. 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 38,000 military records available for the last name Costello. For the veterans among your Costello ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Costello Life Expectancy

What is the average Costello lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Costello life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Costello in 1943 was 70, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Costello

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Costello 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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