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Costello Family History

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

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238,282 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
35,623 Military Records
38,334 Immigration Records
176,725 Census and Voter Lists
205,046 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Costello Families

  • Number of Costello families
     516 - 1,030
     173 - 515
     1 - 172
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Costello families
     336 - 670
     113 - 335
     1 - 112
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Costello families
     67 - 132
     23 - 66
     1 - 22
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Costello census records

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Costello Family Origin

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Costello Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Costello

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Costello Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Costello census records

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Costello Civil War Service Records

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