Costen Family History

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Costen Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Costain.

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


Similar surnames: Colten, Costin, Coster, Cotten, Rosten, Rossen, Corte, Horten, Roston

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Costen Family Origin

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Costen Family Occupations

What did your Costen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Costen. 40% of Costen men worked as a Builders Labourer and 88% of Costen women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Costen were General Labour Brickworks and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
    40%
  • General Labourer
    40%
  • General Labour Brickworks
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    88%
  • Domestic Duties
    5%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%

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

Costen Historical Records

What Costen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Costen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Costen 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 911 immigration records available for the last name Costen. 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 987 military records available for the last name Costen. For the veterans among your Costen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Costen Life Expectancy

What is the average Costen lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Costen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Costen in 1964 was 80, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Costen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Costen 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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