Kostner Family History
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Kostner Name Meaning
German (Köstner) occupational name from the Bavarian, Franconian dialect word Köstner ‘granary administrator’, ‘treasurer’. German (Köstner): habitational name for someone from either of two places: Kösten near Bamberg, or Köstenberg. German: topographic name for someone living on a ‘shelf’ in the mountains, from Latin costa ‘rib’, ‘side’, ‘flank’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Kastner, Koestner, Koster, Doster, Kettner, Kasner, Poster, Kloster